Manufacturing Sector Contributes 33% Higher Wages

Courtesy of FloridaMakes State’s Three Rural Areas of Opportunity (ORLANDO, FL) Sept. 30, 2016 – A new study conducted in rural areas of Florida reveals that wages earned by those working in the manufacturing sector were among the highest locally compared to other industries and were almost 33 percent higher than average earnings in 2015.  … Continue reading Manufacturing Sector Contributes 33% Higher Wages

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FSCJ Receives America’s Promise Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for Workforce Partnership Development

Courtesy of Florida State College at Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) was awarded the America’s Promise Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to strengthen and expand job training partnerships for the community. The only college in Florida to receive this grant, FSCJ will use the $1,804,656 award to support the School […]

Caterpillar could move 800 production jobs from Aurora plant

Caterpillar Inc. announced Wednesday it is considering moving as many as 800 production jobs from its Aurora, Illinois-area plant to facilities in Decatur, Illinois and North Little Rock, Arkansas. If completed, the move would put an end to manufacturing operations at the suburban Chicago plant, which is actually located in Montgomery despite its Aurora name. … Continue reading Caterpillar could move 800 production jobs from Aurora plant