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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
A new report from Joblist, a job search database, says 73 percent of workers are actively thinking about quitting their jobs.
Hudson Hamrick, a Charlotte, North Carolina native, bought a few things on Amazon and then tried to return them. The thing is, he sent back nearly $300,000 in fraudulent items.
Two weeks ago, Crane Company agreed to a more than $4.5 million settlement to resolve allegations that it sold unqualified valves to the military for use in U.S. Navy ships.
On Sunday, October 10th, the vast majority of United Auto Workers union members rejected a contract offer from Deere & Co. On Thursday, more than 10,000 workers went on strike.
Last month, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma erupted for the first time in 50 years. Lava hit a cement plant and caused a fire that led to a plume of toxic smoke that prompted the government to order lockdowns in nearby towns.
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The Small Business Administration’s pandemic-era relief program fell victim to massive amounts of fraud.
This week, the FDA announced that it would be withdrawing the temporary guidance on hand sanitizer it had issued last year.
Nestle has introduced plant-based eggs and shrimps in a vegan market play.
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