Wanted: Nimble-fingered industrial sewing operators with good work ethic. Training provided.
If all American corporations that off-shored manufacturing suddenly re-shored, the American economy would suffer from a massive labor shortage.
And to be perfectly honest, small businesses like mine already are.
I’m the CEO of Casco Manufacturing Solutions, a woman-owned manufacturing company located in the heart of Cincinnati. We’ll hire nearly anyone as an industrial sewing operator—legal immigrants, ex-felons, recovering addicts and alcoholics. But the drug and opioid crisis have depleted my work force.
We need help finding a reliable pool of industrial sewing operators who are motivated to come to work each day. Turnover in our skilled workforce of industrial sewing operators is high. The problem: absenteeism. [Read more…] about Opinion Piece: Five Ways We Can Help Small Manufacturers and Boost the Economy