General Motors is moving production of the Chevrolet Volt's electric drive unit from Mexico to a Detroit-area factory as it updates the slow-selling car to increase its electric range and make it perform better.
Detroit has been the poster child for urban decay. How does a great American city bounce back? Film for 'We the Economy' explores the city's history and its struggle to recover from the loss of manufacturing jobs.
Optimism is returning to the regional engineering and manufacturing industries as firms announce plans to recruit workers, invest millions and expand premises.
Oregon has expanded its investigation into discrimination at the Portland truck-making plant of German automotive giant Daimler AG after four more employees came forward with allegations of racial harassment.
A new survey by the U.S. Travel Association finds Americans take less vacation time now than at any point in nearly four decades.
Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector, a study said.
With an economy that is tentatively getting back on its feet, it only seems appropriate that minimum wage become a point of focus. Currently the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, however, this may soon be a figure of the past.
Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the Nov. 4 elections.
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.
Satya Nadella says he was wrong to use his own personal experience to answer the question of whether woman should ask for raises.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.
U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.
A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest signal that companies are cutting fewer workers and hiring could remain healthy.
Halogen bulbs now being made in Illinois and Ohio mean more jobs for Americans.
Ford Motor Company has announced the addition of 850 new jobs at its historic Ford Rouge Center, comprised of the Dearborn Truck, Dearborn Stamping and Dearborn Diversified facilities. The new jobs will support production of the all-new 2015 F-150, launching in a matter of weeks.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's advice to women last week serves as a stepping stone into the greater discussion of inequality in this country. According to the U.S. Census, a woman's job may be cutting-edge but it looks like her pay check isn't.
In this issue of IMPO, we take you inside Worksman Cycles, provide tips to keep your equipment properly maintained and running smoothly and examine a series of case studies on the role of system integration in "People, Planet, and Profit."
Polaris Industries Inc. and local public officials gathered today at Polaris’ Spirit Lake, Iowa manufacturing facility to celebrate the launch of its Slingshot motorcycle into full production.
Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.
U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years during August, yet their pace of hiring fell compared to July.
Elected officials and business leaders were disappointed by Boeing Co.'s decision earlier this year to build a new commercial airplane on the West Coast rather than in Missouri; however, Boeing offered a consolation prize. The aircraft manufacturer announced that it plans to bring up to 700 new jobs to St. Louis.
A national design firm with local headquarters has signed on to redevelop a former Dayton-area General Motors factory into an 800-job automotive glass plant operated by a Chinese company.
The United Auto Workers union said Friday it is forming a local branch aimed at representing the Mercedes plant in Alabama in a move mirroring its efforts with fellow German automaker Volkswagen in Tennessee.
The new plant strengthens Magneti Marelli's position in North America adding to its competencies that include automotive lighting, powertrain, electronic systems, suspension systems, aftermarket and motorsport.