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Prison Labor: Human Rights & American Businesses At Risk

Prison labor has been the focus of a fierce debate over the past few months. New information and a realization on how it has impacted American business has brought this issue into the light and now it has even begun to circulate through major news outlets like CNN[Hyperlink: http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/30/us/us-prisoner-strike/index.html], and The Guardian. Inmates are working for a few cents an hour, fulfilling contracts that could have gone to American manufacturers outside the prison system. ...

Robotics and Industrial Businesses: Where They Make a Difference

Robots have become synonymous with our current technological age as they make their way into manufacturing facilities, farms and nearly anywhere else imaginable. They offer relief to a workforce by handling repetitive or dangerous tasks so that humans can work on more critical roles. These robots are a very distant cousin from the robotic arms that were first deployed in the 1960’s and their ability to improve a manufacturing operation has taken impressive strides forward. Let’s take a look ...