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Working overtime to fill jobs

The following feature story was published in the Star Tribune© newspaper (April 24, 2016), on the creative ways rural manufacturers are finding workers.

By Dee DePass, Manufacturing Business Reporter

Rural factories spend big on perks, even buy companies to find workers

Spiraling retirements and shrinking unemployment in rural Minnesota are driving worried factory owners to get creative so that current workers stay and future workers come. After years of chronic worker shortages, plants statewide are taking aggressive action...