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Ford details construction hiring plans for train station, Corktown campus

Detroit — Ford Motor Co. Tuesday said all 2,000 workers building its 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus, including renovation of its iconic Michigan Central Depot, will be unionized. The [...]

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500 students try out skilled trades in Detroit construction workshop

DETROIT– The sounds of hammers echoed through Eastern Market’s Shed 3 on Tuesday afternoon as 500 Metro Detroit high school students gathered to try their hands at various skilled [...]

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Detroit public schools buy Fanuc robots for new advanced-manufacturing training

Two Detroit schools got robots as the city district aims to extend its job-training pipeline. Detroit Public Schools Community District paid around $280,000 to get eight training machines [...]

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Want your business to do well? Do some good

Improving the financial life of an enterprise extends beyond investing in a particular stock or ensuring a startup gets its creation into the hands of a certain manufacturer so it can become a [...]

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MSU study: Job outlook bright for college graduates

The job outlook for college graduates is roaring, with its highest level of optimism in the labor market since the late 1990s, according to findings of the nation’s largest survey of [...]

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CityLab conference in Detroit is a good sign for the city

The CityLab Detroit conference beginning Sunday could hardly have picked a better town in which to study urban reinvention. Detroit for all its remaining problems of poverty, joblessness and poor [...]

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Quicken Loans, other organizations take on Detroit high school interns through national nonprofit

The Quicken Loans Community Fund is anchoring a new internship program for high school seniors in Detroit Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert’s Rock Family of Companies will take on 30 new [...]

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How automakers are helping older workers return to the job

Two years ago General Motors hired engineer Annette Diver even though she’d taken a 15-year hiatus to raise her sons. As she prepared to re-enter the workforce, she realized a lot had [...]

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Wayne United job fair focuses on diversity and inclusion

Paul Thompkins did not think he would be helping customers at Home Depot transport bags of concrete, flowers, and appliances to their cars when he got out of the United States Army in 2016. He [...]

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Detroit Pistons refurbish first of 60 city park basketball courts

Detroit — Dozens of new basketballs bounced off the cerulean blue ground Friday at Littlefield Park, as players from the Northwestern High School boys’ and girls’ teams inaugurated [...]

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