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Jobs Jobs Jobs But where are the workers?


New plants are good news for U.S. workers. In fact, in some sectors there are more jobs than qualified workers to fill them.

“Build it where you sell it” used to be the motivation for foreign automakers to bring plants to America—as well as to avoid transport costs, to achieve quicker-to-market timing, and as a hedge against currency-exchange fluctuations.

But today, it’s simply cheaper

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