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Here’s what a manufacturing skills gap of more than 2 million people will look like

There will be 4.6 million new manufacturing jobs in the US to fill between 2018 and 2028, according to a new report out yesterday from Deloitte. The gap (see chart above) Over half of the newly created jobs—2.4 million—are predicted to go empty. The report attributes this to three main things: An increase in the skill level required for manufacturing ...

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Brazil leftist’s hopes of catching Bolsonaro slim, but gap narrows

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The chances of Brazil’s leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad narrowing the lead of right-wing front-runner Jair Bolsonaro took a hit when he failed to win a crucial endorsement on Saturday, a day before the two face off in a runoff election. Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), ...

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Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as Wall Street gap widens

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) – The third-quarter reporting season kicks off this week with European companies on track for a second year of solid profit growth, but investors are shunning them even though valuations have not been this cheap since the euro zone crisis. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, ...

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Newspaper headlines: Ethnic pay gap, and DUP’s Brexit threat

Newspaper headlines: Ethnic pay gap, and DUP’s Brexit threat By BBC News Staff Image caption The Times reports on plans by ministers to force employers in both the public and private sector to reveal their ethnicity pay gap. The proposals will oblige bosses to show how much employees from ethnic minorities are paid compared with their white counterparts. The main ...

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Henry Miller died in gap year Colombian tribal ritual

Image copyright Miller family/SWNS Image caption Henry Miller’s body was found by the side of a road in Colombia A coroner is urging guidance over the use of hallucinogenic drugs in tribal rituals following the death of a teenager in Colombia. Henry Miller, 19, from Bristol, died in the rainforest after reacting to ayahuasca, or yage, which he drank during ...

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Gap shares tumble as flagship brand shows no sign of recovery

(Reuters) – Shares of Gap Inc (GPS.N) fell 8 pct in premarket trading on Friday, a day after the company’s namesake brand posted another bigger-than-expected drop in comparable sales, raising concerns around the unit’s turnaround plan. Gap typically offers big discounts to entice shoppers to buy last season’s designs, but the company cut back on promotions as it prioritized profit ...

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Sales at Gap brand stores worsen, shares fall

(Reuters) – Gap Inc’s (GPS.N) namesake brand reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, sending shares down nearly 7 percent in after-hours trade even as the apparel retailer beat Wall Street profit expectations and posted strong revenue. FILE PHOTO: A Gap Inc. retail store is shown in La Jolla, California, U.S., May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo ...

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The Diaper Gap: How a God-Sized Idea Closed a Little-Known Loophole Putting Infants at Risk

DALLAS – Critics are bringing attention to what’s being called a “diaper loophole” in federal aid to low-income families. In an ideal world, each newborn would receive the best of care. Reality, however, shows that parenthood is an investment for which some families aren’t fully prepared. Currently, more than 5 million children in the US live in poor or low-income families. ...

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