Our society needs good jobs across the board, but not all industries have the same needs. See how organizations in fields such as health care, retail, and manufacturing have implemented good work practices.

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In manufacturing, there is evidence that certain management practices, especially cross-training, are associated with both greater productivity for the company and higher wages for production employees. 

Health Care

Health care professionals care for patients around the clock. Find out about health care organizations—from hospitals to long-term care—that have in turn taken care of their employees by creating good jobs for them.


In an industry in which many frontline jobs do not pay well, some retailing companies manage to generate better jobs than many of their competitors. 

Food and Beverage

Read about companies that create good jobs in the manufacturing or distribution of food or beverage products. 

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