Industry News - Manufacturing Staffing - December 2011

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Indiana jobless rate hovering at 9 percent, but state set to increase manufacturing staffing
Indiana jobless rate hovering at 9 percent, but state set to increase manufacturing staffing

Indiana's unemployment rate stayed at 9 percent in November, but an automobile manufacturer's announced plans to add hundreds of new jobs in the next few years could create a substantial increase in manufacturing staffing.

Missouri job growth triggers demand for manufacturing staffing
Missouri job growth triggers demand for manufacturing staffing

The state of Missouri has added almost 11,000 jobs in the manufacturing sector between December 2010 and November 2011, and this job growth has triggered significant demand for manufacturing staffing.

Manufacturing staffing increasing in Oregon
Manufacturing staffing increasing in Oregon

Oregon's unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent in November, its lowest level in three years as manufacturing staffing has helped buoy the local economy over the past year.

California to increase manufacturing staffing as unemployment rate drops
California to increase manufacturing staffing as unemployment rate drops

While California's manufacturing sector experienced a small employment decrease in November, the state's overall unemployment rate fell to 11.3 percent, its lowest level since the middle of the recession in June 2009.

New York manufacturing staffing to increase as index rises
New York manufacturing staffing to increase as index rises

Manufacturing activity has grown substantially in New York this month, with optimism for the sector also remaining high, according to the recently released Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Empire State Manufacturing Survey.

Shale development could significantly increase manufacturing staffing
Shale development could significantly increase manufacturing staffing

The development of domestic shale reserves could be a boon for manufacturing staffing in certain parts of the country, potentially saving billions of dollars and creating 1 million new jobs by 2025, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Manufacturing staffing in Idaho Stays Steady
Manufacturing staffing in Idaho Stays Steady

After a number of years of significant job losses, manufacturing staffing in Idaho was relatively similar between October 2010 and the same month this year, according to the 2012 Idaho Manufacturers Directory.

Manufacturing sector increased during November
Manufacturing sector increased during November

Manufacturing staffing got a bit of good news on December 1 as a major index indicated that the sector expanded in November.


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