Which states have the most and least jobs?

NEW YORK — The U.S. economy added 114,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department reported Friday, the best start to a year since June 2008.The unemployment rate fell to 4.4%, its lowest since April 2012, as more than 1.2 million people joined the labor force, the first time since June that it was lower than […]

What the heck happened to the ashland millworkers?

The ashland workers in West Virginia, the first unionized manufacturing workers in the United States, were among the hardest-hit in the economic crisis of 2008-09.They lost their jobs and pensions, and were forced to live in poverty.They faced long hours and long commutes, and few jobs for younger workers who could not find other jobs.In […]

Which country has the lowest unemployment rate?

The unemployment rate in Australia has fallen from 9.9% in March 2017 to 7.6% in August 2018.While that is an improvement, it is still a much lower rate than the US, where the rate stands at 11.9%.This is in part because the US is much more heavily dependent on the mining industry.The US unemployment rate […]

How to make a new specialty millworker

Making a new millworker can be tricky, especially if you’re an experienced veteran like me.Here are three tips for finding a new, talented millworker.1.Know your skillsThe most important skill for finding an experienced millworker is experience.If you don’t have experience with millwork or you have only a passing familiarity with the material, you won’t be […]

What is the RCS millwork program?

The RCS Millwork program is a collaboration between the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), and the National Mining Association (NUM).The program was launched in 2011 and allows businesses to apply to be included in a regional millwork workforce program.Currently, there are 3,500 millwork locations in California and […]