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Johnson & Johnson submits Jacksonville expansion plans
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) filed site plans with the city last week to expand its Jacksonville manufacturing facility. Johnson & Johnson Vision manufactures its ACUVUE contact lenses at the 732,000-sq.-ft. facility in Baymeadows. Site plans show the company wants to add about 15,000 sq. ft. to its central utility plant on the 69-acre site, and it has more space allocated for a "future generator" and "future expansion." Johnson &...
America’s Reskilling Challenge
(Courtesy Emma Rose Gallimore for Foster EDU) Finding qualified workers is more challenging than ever. A low unemployment rate, the changing role of technology, and workers who are less willing to relocate all contribute to the problem. The challenge is so pervasive in such a wide range of industries across the country, that the Federal government has taken notice. In July 2018, the Council of Economic Advisers released a report titled Addressing America’s Reskilling Challenge. The ...