Boosted by the lowest jobless rate in six years, President Barack Obama is putting a manufacturing focus on his revived economic message, calling attention to industrial gains that have helped restore some higher-wage jobs during the recovery from the Great Recession.
A Chinese supplier of Samsung Electronics Co. filed a lawsuit accusing a New York City-based labor watchdog of spreading false rumors of child labor, but the labor group says it has evidence to back up its report.
Alcoa, a global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering, and manufacturing, today is officially opening the world’s largest aluminum-lithium plant in Lafayette, Indiana where it produces advanced, third-generation aluminum-lithium alloys for the aerospace industry.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of beneficiaries dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years.
U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.
Ford Motor Co. of Canada says it is adding 1,000 jobs at its plant in Oakville, Ontario, by the end of this year to build the 2015 Ford Edge crossover SUV for the global market.
General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.
The U.S. is facing a shortage of technical skilled labor. Many of the positions require training but pay well.
General Electric Co. is building a plant for its oil and gas division in Jacksonville, which promises to employ at least 500 people by the end of 2016.
Joe Poole describes his job as a petrochemical process operator at Chevron Phillips Chemical in Houston.
STEM — the acronym for science, technology, engineering and math — has sparked a nationwide debate about education, gender, immigration and the future of the U.S. economy. Here are six things you need to know about STEM.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign — "Make in India" — to entice investment and promote the country as the world's next cheap labor economy.
Boeing is bringing hundreds of new jobs to South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that the aerospace company has leased a 100,000-square-foot building in North Charleston for a new research center that will employ as many as 400 workers.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it's adding 1,200 workers and another shift to a Missouri plant that makes its new Transit van.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits increased last week after falling sharply two weeks ago.
GreenTech Automotive (GTA), a U.S.-based automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing energy-efficient vehicles, reported that construction is complete on its new production facility in Tunica, Mississippi.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk says his company expects to spend $100 million in South Texas over the next three to four years on the first commercial orbital spaceport.
Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others.
Officials will break ground Monday on a $1.3 billion steel mill that's promised to be an economic boon for northeast Arkansas.
Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
Collective Bargaining And Immigration: Important Considerations for Employers of an Organized Immigrant WorkforceSeptember 19, 2014 10:11 am | by Frida Glucoft and John E. Exner | Articles | Comments
Knowing the immigration-related elements of a CBA and engaging qualified immigration and labor counsel in the collective bargaining process is critical to ensuring a company’s ability to retain foreign national employees in compliance with the terms of their immigration status and the terms of the CBA.
Thor Industries is planning expansion projects at two recreational vehicle factories in northern Indiana.
A French aircraft cabin interior manufacturer said Wednesday that it is spending $2.5 million to open a new facility in Arkansas that will initially employ 75 people.
The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, said the White House.
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening.