The demand for workers in high-tech lean manufacturing is expected to continue to surge in the Lowcountry in the coming years and Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is gearing up to train the employees that can fill those jobs. The college has modified its Lean Manufacturing program, originally developed in conjunction with local manufacturers to provide workers with the equivalent of one year of manufacturing experience, to conform to the state of South Carolina’s ManuFirstSC Grant program. The ManuFirstSC Grant program completely covers the cost of tuition, background checks and drug screening for a total of 84 participants for Trident Tech’s ManuFirstSC (Lean Manufacturing) continuing education classes running from January to May 2019. Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Trident Tech Continuing Education is hosting a series of free information sessions about the ManuFirstSC Grant program in … [Read more...] about Trident Technical College is offering free lean manufacturing training for 84 participants through the ManuFirstSC Grant program
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Sandy Nelson Finance New Mexico Published 6:00 p.m. UTC Aug 31, 2018 More than a third of young people studying for vocational and technical careers have no contact with potential future employers before they graduate, and only 12 percent have seen the inside of a manufacturing facility. That conclusion, from a 2016 study by the Manufacturing Institute, lends urgency to Manufacturing Day, an annual event designed to educate the public about modern U.S. manufacturing and to attract young people to this fundamental industry. Manufacturing Day, or Mfg Day as it’s typically known, actually lasts more than a month in New Mexico. Sponsored by the nonprofit New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NM MEP), Manufacturing Day introduces students and job seekers to manufacturing careers by inviting them to tour factories and facilities where people make things. While National Manufacturing Day 2018 is Oct. 5, tours of New Mexico manufacturing facilities will run from … [Read more...] about Column: New Mexico to celebrate manufacturing
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader PostEverything Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Jared Bernstein and Somin Park by Jared Bernstein and Somin Park Email the author May 9 Email the author Follow @econjared About the authors Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and author of 'The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity'.Somin Park is a fiscal intern at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Workers assemble Ford … [Read more...] about Helping U.S. manufacturers: What works?
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........A long wished-for promotion brought better working hours and a big increase in pay for Perry Funk, who had already clocked 15 years at a nuclear manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, Virginia.But over time, he found that his new job was making him miserable. He reported to a more remote part of the facility, and he said he began to experience what he described as daily sexual harassment from one of the only other workers in the building.“It started out game playing, joking,” he said. “It got worse and worse.”Last fall, he filed a lawsuit against his employer, BWX Technologies, which manufactures nuclear reactors used in submarines and aircraft carriers for the U.S. Navy. He said the company discriminated against him by allowing the harassment, which included regular … [Read more...] about Men account for nearly 1 in 5 complaints of workplace sexual harassment with the EEOC
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest U.S., South Korea begin joint military training amid thawing tension on Korean peninsula The U.S. and South Korea commenced scheduled joint military training exercises on Sunday, according to South Korean defense ministry officials. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Thomas Maresca, Special to USA TODAY Published 4:30 a.m. ET April 1, 2018 | Updated 6:59 a.m. ET April 1, 2018 CLOSE President Trump shocked the world, accepting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's invitation to discuss a nuclear-free Korean peninsula. It’s historic and high-stakes. Just the FAQs CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL … [Read more...] about U.S., South Korea begin joint military training amid thawing tension on Korean peninsula