Friends of Manufacturing

America's Factories Are Churning Out Job Growth


U.S. manufacturers have been producing quite a few jobs since the summer. Factory payrolls over the last four months have increased 27,000 on average, the most since April 2012, the Labor Department’s latest employment report showed on Friday. What’s more, employees at producers of non-durable goods, such as chemicals, fuels and foods, worked longer hours in November and saw their weekly pay advance 3.2 percent from a year ago.

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