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U.S. manufacturing so good factories are turning to high school students for labor
The National Sentinel ^ | 12/4/18 | USA Features

Posted on 12/04/2018 10:33:10 AM PST by SleeperCatcher

Winning: On the campaign trail in 2016, then-GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump talked of renewing America’s manufacturing potential after decades of decline due to “horrible” trade deals like NAFTA that, he said, led to the loss of tens of thousands of jobs.

After just two years, thanks to POTUS Trump’s economic policies of deregulation, tax relief, and other business-friendly measures, the U.S. economy is soaring and manufacturing, especially, is booming.

In fact, as UPI notes, the manufacturing industry is expanding so fast factories are having difficulty finding enough workers to fill open positions.

(Excerpt) Read more at thenationalsentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: highschool; jobs; manufacturing; trumpeconomy
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1 posted on 12/04/2018 10:33:10 AM PST by SleeperCatcher
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To: SleeperCatcher

Barack Obama 2016 : Jobs Aren’t Coming Back
https://youtu.be/FhOx7sq3788


2 posted on 12/04/2018 10:35:18 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: SleeperCatcher

Try telling stories like this to the NeverTrump free trade purists. They’ll plug their ears and insist that tariffs and the looming “trade war” with China will lead to the biggest economic catastrophe since the Great Depression, in spite of all the recent growth in US industry.


3 posted on 12/04/2018 10:36:43 AM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: SleeperCatcher

Good to hear but it’s about 15 years too late for me. Last two presidents didn’t seem to care much about us loosing manufacturing.


4 posted on 12/04/2018 10:36:58 AM PST by MulberryDraw (Dah Dah Dit Dah)
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To: MulberryDraw

More like the last 4.


5 posted on 12/04/2018 10:40:00 AM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: SleeperCatcher

Those who have just graduated from high school and take training classes that prepare them for the manufacturing have a leg up on those who have gone to the crippling college indoctrination programs.


6 posted on 12/04/2018 10:41:54 AM PST by Balding_Eagle ( The Great Wall of Trump ---- 100% sealing of the border. Coming soon.)
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To: SleeperCatcher

Isn’t this child abuse to expect and teenager to work? Shouldn’t they be allowed to stay home and leach off of parents until they are in their 30’s? /s/


7 posted on 12/04/2018 10:44:53 AM PST by redfreedom (.)
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To: SleeperCatcher

I’m in manufacturing. Our biggest problem is finding workers who can pass the drug testing.


8 posted on 12/04/2018 10:47:31 AM PST by Rio
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OMG! Child abuse! Impeach Trump.


9 posted on 12/04/2018 10:48:06 AM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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Same. We’ll deal with a lot of issues - tardiness, laziness, etc - in order to keep the drug free employees coming in.

Over 50% that apply can’t pass the test. I imagine some of the industries with security clearance requirements have an even more difficult time.


10 posted on 12/04/2018 10:58:41 AM PST by reed13k
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To: Rio

If I can never pass but one test in my life, I can pass a drug one.


11 posted on 12/04/2018 11:13:46 AM PST by wally_bert (I will competently make sure the thing is done incompetently.)
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To: SleeperCatcher

And across the country Technical High Schools are EDUCATING and TRAINING their students who will in huge numbers graduate having been recruited by talent/ability seeking companies..
A TECH High School nearby has a large percent of suniors actually “signed up to a job” by April of senior year.


12 posted on 12/04/2018 11:16:47 AM PST by CaptainAmiigaf ( N.Y. Times--We print the news as it fits our views)
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That’s nice. Someone getting out of prison should pass the drug test in most cases.


13 posted on 12/04/2018 11:32:29 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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“Someone getting out of prison should pass the drug test in most cases.”

And working hard for decent money 60 hours a week and coming home exhausted is probably a pretty damn good way to stay out of trouble.

I think the lack of stable, but tough, jobs is a big reason for recidivism.


14 posted on 12/04/2018 11:44:08 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: SleeperCatcher

Sot of of topic, but some Chinese factories employ up to 500,000 (five hundred thousand) people.


15 posted on 12/04/2018 1:52:08 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Rio
I’m in manufacturing. Our biggest problem is finding workers who can pass the drug testing.

Pay more. That was easy.

16 posted on 12/04/2018 1:54:23 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: SleeperCatcher

Things would be soooo great if it wasn’t for the Democrat’s constant temper tantrums.


17 posted on 12/04/2018 2:33:09 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Prayers for our country and President Trump)
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To: central_va

Mind telling us what the going rate is, to get people to pass drug screening.


18 posted on 12/04/2018 2:35:36 PM PST by crosdaddy
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To: crosdaddy

The higher the better


19 posted on 12/04/2018 2:36:45 PM PST by zanarchist
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To: zanarchist

So, no limit?


20 posted on 12/04/2018 2:43:04 PM PST by crosdaddy
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