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Innovation and Continued Reforms Critical to Combating Rising Health Care Costs

Yesterday morning the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing to discuss a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on the... The post Innovation and Continued Reforms Critical to Combating Rising Health Care Costs appeared first on Shopfloor.

In Wisconsin, Manufacturers Optimistic Over Comprehensive Tax Reform

"The less money I need to take out of the business and send to Washington, means more money to reinvest in the company." The post In Wisconsin, Manufacturers Optimistic Over Comprehensive Tax Reform appeared first on Shopfloor.

Markit: Eurozone Manufacturing Activity at an All-Time High in Survey’s 20-Year History

Manufacturing activity in Europe expanded at its fastest pace since the survey was founded in June 1997, with the IHS Markit Flash Eurozone Manufacturing PMI rising from 60.1 in November... The post Markit: Eurozone Manufacturing Activity at an All-Time High in Survey’s 20-Year History appeared first on Shopfloor.

NAM Tells Congress: Act Now on Obamacare Taxes

"The urgency to pass ACA tax relief increases and manufacturers cannot wait." The post NAM Tells Congress: Act Now on Obamacare Taxes appeared first on Shopfloor.

Manufacturers Support an Open Internet and the FCC’s Efforts to Roll Back Regulations

"...created a chilling effect on investment in our nation’s broadband infrastructure." The post Manufacturers Support an Open Internet and the FCC’s Efforts to Roll Back Regulations appeared first on Shopfloor.

Retail Spending Grew Robustly in November

"These data show that consumers are accelerating their purchases..." The post Retail Spending Grew Robustly in November appeared first on Shopfloor.

FOMC Voted to Hike Rates at its December Meeting, as Expected

"Members now see the U.S. economy expanding by 2.5 percent in both 2017 and 2018." The post FOMC Voted to Hike Rates at its December Meeting, as Expected appeared first on Shopfloor.

Dell CEO Breaks Down Why Preserving Interest Deductibility Is Critical For U.S. Innovation & Growth

"The current House and Senate limitations on interest deductibility will force businesses to..." The post Dell CEO Breaks Down Why Preserving Interest Deductibility Is Critical For U.S. Innovation & Growth appeared first on Shopfloo...

Producer Prices Rose by 0.4% in November for the Third Straight Month, or 3.0% Year-over-Year

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services rose by 0.4 percent in November for the third straight month. For manufacturers, producer prices... The post Producer Prices Rose by 0.4% in November for the Third Straight Month, or 3.0% Year-over-Year appeared first on Shopfloor.

NFIB: Small Business Optimism Not Far from the Record High Seen in July 1983

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) said that the Small Business Optimism Index jumped from 103.8 in October to 107.5 in November. This was the highest level since the... The post NFIB: Small Business Optimism Not Far from the Record High Seen in July 1983 appeared first on Shopfloor.

Wall Street Journal: Tax Reform Is A Victory For Hispanic-Owned Manufacturing Firms

"It’s hard to overstate how consequential this kind of policy can be for Hispanic opportunity." The post Wall Street Journal: Tax Reform Is A Victory For Hispanic-Owned Manufacturing Firms appeared first on Shopfloor.

Workforce Challenges Topped the List of Primary Business Challenges in Latest Outlook Survey

In the latest NAM Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, the inability to attract and retain a quality workforce is the top business challenge, cited by 72.9 percent of respondents. This continues to... The post Workforce Challenges Topped the List of Primary Business Challenges in Latest Outlook Survey appeared first on Shopfloor.

Manufacturers’ Optimism at Record High, But Congress Needs to Act on Tax Reform to Create Jobs

"Manufacturers are saying loudly and clearly that more jobs, better pay and growth are on the horizon." The post Manufacturers’ Optimism at Record High, But Congress Needs to Act on Tax Reform to Create Jobs appeared first on Shopfl...

Manufacturing Optimism Rose to another All-Time High in the Latest NAM Survey

The latest NAM Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey reflected continued optimism in the sector, with the headline index rising to unprecedented heights. Indeed, 94.6 percent of respondents said they are positive about... The post Manufacturing Optimism Rose to another All-Time High in the Latest NAM Survey appeared first on Shopfloor.

Manufacturing Job Openings Eased from 16-Year High but Exceeded 400,000 for 5th Straight Month

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that manufacturing job openings decreased from 435,000 in both August and September—each at their highest point since January 2001—to 402,000 in October. Overall, this... The post Manufacturing Job Openings Eased from 16-Year High but Exceeded 400,000 for 5th Straight Month appeared first on Shopfloor.

Congressman Rooney Bill Gives Power to Employees

The NAM applauds Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL) for introducing the “Current Employee Representation Act,” H.R. 4327, which would give employees the choice to reconsider union representation should less than 50... The post Congressman Rooney Bill Gives Power to Employees appeared first on Shopfloor.

Another Solid Jobs Report in November, with Manufacturers Adding 31,000 Workers

"This is a sign that firms have stepped up their hiring as a result of a stronger economic outlook..." The post Another Solid Jobs Report in November, with Manufacturers Adding 31,000 Workers appeared first on Shopfloor.

Infrastructure Is Critical For Both Rural And Urban Shop Floors

On Wednesday, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that the Administration’s infrastructure proposal would be released in the new year.  At the same time, the Special Assistant to... The post Infrastructure Is Critical For Both Rural And Urban Shop Floors appeared first on Shopfloor.

Pantone’s Reasoning Behind the Color of the Year May Strike A Chord With Modern Manufacturers

"We are living in a time that requires..." The post Pantone’s Reasoning Behind the Color of the Year May Strike A Chord With Modern Manufacturers appeared first on Shopfloor.

Here’s What Ohio Manufacturers Are Saying About How Tax Reform Will Help Grow the Economy

"Reinvest, additional training, raise the level of our lowest team members to the next level, and back fill their positions." The post Here’s What Ohio Manufacturers Are Saying About How Tax Reform Will Help Grow the Economy appeared first on Shopfloor.

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