Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser on Bringing Jobs Back to America
Harry Moser has been working to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States before it was cool. Now that reshoring jobs is a top issue, Moser discusses what is going right, what's going wrong — and what policy changes are needed to bring even more jobs back.
Chuck Jones on Donald Trump’s Jobs Record, 102 Days In
United Steelworkers Local 1999 President Chuck Jones famously called out President-elect Donald Trump for exaggerating the number of jobs saved by a deal at the Carrier facility in Indianapolis. Now five months later, hundreds of Indiana workers are still set to lose their jobs at Carrier and the nearby Rexnord plant.
In a conversation with host Scott Paul, Jones reflects on Trump's famous Carrier deal and the job the president has done for manufacturing workers in his first four months in office.
"He's talking what people want to hear, but we're not seeing any results," Jones says.
A Big Week on Trade: What Do Trump’s Actions on Buy America and Steel Imports Mean?
Pennsylvania steelworkers headed to Washington on Thursday for a big hearing on an important trade case. Several took time to chat with The Manufacturing Report about why they made the trip. PLUS: President Trump just signed two executive orders on trade: One to boost Buy America preferences and another to open a "Section 232" case into steel imports. Host Scott Paul breaks it all down.
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A Trip to Lone Star, a Small Texas Town Hurt by Unfair Global Trade
Durwin "Oodie" Royal is the president of the United Steelworkers Local 4134 in Lone Star, Texas. He talks to host Scott Paul about how dumped steel imports have devastated the community — and shares what folks in Lone Star think about the job President Trump has done to help manufacturing workers so far.
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Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) on Buy America, NAFTA and President Trump
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) talks about the fight to strengthen Buy America preferences — including against Russian steel importers — and how she plans to hold President Trump accountable on his Buy America promises.