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    The numbers are in and manufacturing jobs increased by 27,000 last month in the United States. That's a year-to-date increase of 288,000! Many of the jobs created were in durable goods. We still aren't near the all time high, though! CNS reported, "The BLS has published month-by-month historical data on manufacturing jobs in the United States going back to 1939. According to this data, manufacturing employment in the United States peaked at 19,553,000 in June 1979. It then dropped to a post-World War II nadir of 11,453,000 in February and March 2010." 

    Recommended ReadManufacturing Jobs Up 27,000 in November; 456,000 Under TrumpSource: http://www.cnsnews.com

    (CNSNews.com) - Manufacturing jobs in the United States increased by 27,000 in November and have now increased by 288,000 this year and by 456,000 during the presidency of Donald Trump, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.In October, there were 12,780,000 manufacturing jobs in the United States, according to BLS.Read More

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