After losing over 100,000 manufacturing jobs during and in the aftermath of the 2008 Great Recession, Ohio has rebounded considerably in the last three years. The addition of more than 4,900 manufacturing jobs and $2.2 billion in capital investment since 2015 explains why industry workers are examining candidates in the November election primarily for how much they support the manufacturing industry. They don’t want to lose this momentum, or their jobs again.
Read an in-depth look at the climate of Ohio’s manufacturing workforce as it relates to the upcoming elections on the VOA website.
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