The Real Apprentice: How to Bring Jobs Back

Closing America’s job skills gap hinges on apprenticeship programs, suggests a new Department of Commerce study. Apprenticeships train workers to fill important jobs, providing companies with a talent pipeline, and perhaps most critically, allow companies to bring on highly skilled workers to complement new technologies and equipment. Despite fears surroundingRead More

Many Lament Job Losses as Auto Work Moves to Mexico

The North American Free Trade Agreement has been criticized for massive job losses in the United States’ midwestern automotive industry as jobs move to Mexico. PVMI member Susan Helper, a professor at Case Western Reserve University, notes that the expansion of the auto sector in Japan and South Korea, as well as the nonunion southeastern United States, is also to blame.Read More