The Labor Department issued a rule to protect employees of federal contractors from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Citing 60-year high corporate profits, President Barack Obama told CEOs Wednesday he wants to engage them on "some tricky questions" about how to overcome stagnant wages in the face of business successes and a rising stock market.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level in the prior week for the first time in nearly three months.
According to a recent poll, only 30 percent of the U.S. workforce is engaged in their work. If you want to entice your employees, incentives will only work when the individual places a high value on the allurement.
President Barack Obama is meeting with leading CEOs to discuss ways to promote the economy and create jobs during his last two years in office.
U.S. businesses hired at a solid pace last month, according to a private survey, a signal that Friday's November jobs report from the government will likely also show strength.
Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies expect sales to keep growing in the next six months and also plan to step up hiring.
The Chicago City Council is expected to give final approval to increasing the city's minimum wage to $13 by 2019.
The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a ruling that Mercedes violated federal labor laws by stopping United Auto Workers union supporters from handing out literature inside its Alabama plant.
President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.
The National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion - the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into stores.
Germany's leading companies will need to have at least 30 percent women on their supervisory boards from 2016, according to a new directive being adopted by the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday.
One Thanksgiving family tradition of mine that I would like to share — with a manufacturing spin —is the ‘I’m thankful’s.’ So for the sake of holiday spirit and sharing this family tradition of mine, as well as to show that the manufacturing sector is something to be truly thankful for, I have created this list.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.
An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing.
Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
Agrochemicals giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $1 billion cost-cutting program to boost earnings.
Minnesota's unemployment fell to an eight-year low in October, dropping to less than 4 percent, and the state has added nearly 50,000 jobs so far this year, according to state employment data released.
Even though the U.S. job market is gaining strength, there are still a lot of unemployed Americans. Yet only a fraction of them are receiving financial aid from the government.
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits declined slightly last week, suggesting that job gains should remain solid.
A Chinese company and the Dairy Farmers of America say they are planning a $100 million plant in Kansas.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard is getting a $140 million infusion of city money to upgrade a massive building from storage space to a workplace for 3,000 employees at companies ranging from a medical diagnostic laboratory to a motorcycle design startup, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.
The federal agency that insures pensions for about 41 million Americans saw its deficit nearly double in the latest fiscal year. The agency said the worsening finances of some multi-employer pension plans mainly caused the increased deficit.
American manufacturing has had great success in automating factories with robots and computers in the last 50 years, and computers are now eliminating many service jobs. This has caused a lot of speculation about how far artificial intelligence can be developed.
The head of the German union representing automotive workers is speaking out against Volkswagen working with anti-labor groups at its plant in Tennessee.