September 11, 2012 Headlines: Jobs for veterans, trade gap widening, and the effects of China's sluggish economy

Posted by LDonia on 09/11/2012

Bloomberg: New task force working to close gap between military manufacturing training and requirements for civilian jobs in effort to aid veterans in finding work.

NYT: Worker advocacy groups say teachers are forcing their students to work on iPhone assembly lines at Foxconn.

Reuters: Decrease in iron ore prices leads to many Chinese miners curbing output.

Coshocton Tribune: Romney tells Ohio he will create more manufacturing jobs; offers not detail as to how.

Detroit Free Press: U.S. Labor Secretary says Trade Adjustment Assistance program should be expanded to help manufacturing workers who lost their jobs as a result of foreign competition.

ZD Net: China's struggling economy may hurt IT manufacturing sector the most.

Business Insider: Weak overseas economies hurting U.S. manufacturing.

Financial Times: U.S. trade gap widened in July.

Related recent Blogs

@KeepitMadeinUSA on Twitter

  • We agree! RT@tomhanks: Great summer reading. I give it 42 stars. No, I give it 142 stars. Yeah, it's THAT good. Hanx. 11 hours 5 min ago
  • ICYMI: @VP talks infrastructure in a new video: It's time for a long-term plan to #RebuildAmerica. 12 hours 17 min ago
  • 87% of Democrats & more than 90% of Republicans think this is an important issue. 1 day 9 hours ago
  • The White House & Congress joined forces to strengthen workforce training — and they can do more to help workers: 1 day 9 hours ago
  • .@VP talks infrastructure in a new video: It's time for a long-term plan to Rebuild America: 1 day 9 hours ago
  • Hey @BarackObama: We think strengthening workforce training is great. Now let's make sure workers can find jobs. 1 day 10 hours ago
  • RT @ScottPaulAAM: Rarity: D&R voters overwhelmingly agree #TPP should prohibit currency manipulation. So do House & Senate. More here: http… 1 day 10 hours ago
  • Trade agreements shld have mechanisms allowing U.S. to take action if currency manipulation is found to be taking place, @ScottPaulAAM says. 1 day 10 hours ago
  • Americans are united: Lawmakers must work to prohibit currency manipulation when negotiating trade deals. 1 day 11 hours ago
  • Currency manipulation isn't always on the minds of Americans, but they oppose trade deals unless it's prohibited. 1 day 11 hours ago