The U.S. economy is churning out a lot of jobs these days but not a lot of financial security for many of the people who hold them.
A Texas company whose ruptured pipeline created the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years had assured the government that a break in the line while possible was "extremely unlikely" and state-of-the-art monitoring could quickly detect possible leaks and alert operators, documents show.
An Arizona copper producer could be closer to a work stoppage after union members indicated plans to terminate their current contract.
The Supreme Court has agreed to weigh new limits on the ability of workers to band together to dispute pay and workplace issues.
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and Ivy Tech Community College (Ivy Tech) are partnering to enhance and expand training to fill the largest number of open manufacturing jobs in states along the auto corridor.
Although hydraulic fracturing can affect nearby drinking water sources, a report from the Environmental Protection Agency said that those problems were not "widespread" in the U.S. despite years of increasing fracking activity.
The U.S. government's auto safety agency admits that it didn't understand technology and wasn't skeptical enough to root out the General Motors ignition switch problem for more than a decade.
Archer Daniels Midland this week announced the acquisition of nut and seed processing facilities from California Gold Almonds.
Testimony is over and closing arguments were set for Friday in the federal trial of a former BP executive charged with lying to investigators about oil spill calculations he made following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Two Republican senators on Friday proposed legislation that would enable governors to intervene in labor disputes at the nation's ports.
Everyone knows the secret to great whiskey is long, slow aging in oak barrels tucked away in cellars and warehouses for a decades-long nap.
Fiat Chrysler has admitted that it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls, a pattern that could bring a fine from U.S. safety regulators.
The Netherlands will soon become the only European country allowed to export eggs into the U.S. as an avian influenza outbreak hammers the domestic egg industry.
The findings indicate that over 80 percent of the metal pipe wall had worn away.
A new analysis from the McKinsey Global Institute suggests job websites and other online platforms could add trillions to the global economy while addressing labor shortages in crucial industries.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation on Thursday that would have made the state the 26th with a "right-to-work" law on its books.
The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that India is unfairly blocking imports of U.S. poultry and eggs.
PepsiCo is looking to launch a line of "craft" fountain sodas made with sugar in hopes of appealing to people who may shun big soda brands.
Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign that job cuts remain low as employers are confident enough in the business outlook to hold onto their staffs.
Obama says U.S. producers must gain better access to world markets.