Jobs and the U.S. Economy

Apr 29 2021
Press Release

AAM Statement on President Biden’s First Speech to a Joint Session of Congress

Washington, D.C. – President Biden delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday night, leading with remarks focused on building support for his American Jobs Plan...
Jan 08 2021
Press Release

AAM Statement: Factories Still Down 543,000 Jobs Since February

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing gained 38,000 jobs in December, according to data released on Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but the sector is still down...
Oct 27 2020
Blog

American Automakers Dominate the Made in America Auto Index Yet Again

As U.S. auto manufacturers invest in the technology of tomorrow, Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors are in the driving seat of American manufacturing’s revival.
Oct 20 2020
Press Release

AAM Statement: Manufacturing Proposal Would Create at Least 7 Million New Jobs

 Manufacturing Proposal Would Create at Least 7 Million New Jobs Invests in Infrastructure and Clean Energy, Boosts Exports and Eliminates Trade Deficit Washington, D.C.—The United States...
Sep 15 2020
Blog

A Post-Coronavirus Economy Needs a More Diverse Manufacturing Workforce

The pandemic hit communities of color hard. The need to clear pathways for these groups to enter manufacturing is more urgent than ever.
Jun 25 2020
Press Release

AAM Statement: Factories Reclaim 225,000 Jobs in May; Millions Still Out of Work

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing gained 225,000 jobs in May, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. But employment gains and losses were volatile and...
May 08 2020
Press Release

AAM Statement: Factories Lost 1.3 Million Jobs in April

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing lost 1.3 million jobs in April, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The entire economy lost 20.5 million jobs. ...
Apr 03 2020
Press Release

AAM Statement: Factories Lose 18,000 Jobs in March

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing lost 18,000 jobs in March, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The bulk of March's factory job loss...
Mar 06 2020
Press Release

AAM Statement: Factories Gain 15,000 Jobs in February

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing gained 15,000 jobs in February, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The bulk of February's gain was in...
Feb 12 2020
Blog

It’s Been Two Years Since Tariffs Were Placed on Solar Panels. What’s Been the Result?

A new International Trade Commission report examines the real-world impact of the trade action.