Manufacturing: Not Just A Man's Job

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By Parija Kavilanz


NEW YORK -- April Senase is at the front end of a potential job boom: women in manufacturing.

Senase, 35, is a trailblazer. She has worked numerous factory jobs for 13 years -- often as the first, or only, woman on the production floor. She makes nearly $40 an hour, with overtime, in her day job running high-tech machinery at a factory that makes specialized industrial parts.