Federal statistics show that women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce yet hold less than a third of the nation's 12.2 million manufacturing jobs. So some companies looking for welders, machinists and other skilled workers are turning their sights to women.
Many veterans returning from wars overseas face a new challenge at home: finding a job. Some are getting extra help to make the transition from combat to the cubicle. Wyatt Andrews met the vets who are learning a valuable new job skill.
Traci Fiatte, President of General Staffing at Randstad, discusses confidence levels, the skills gap, unemployment rates, talent recruitment strategies, and the hot jobs for 2015 in the manufacturing and logistics industries.
The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the South.
The electric carmaker can't legally sell cars in Texas, and hints that future factory investments could be hampered by the state's ban on its direct-sales model.
Employers should note, 40 percent of the youngest generation expects a promotion every one to two years, and a third admit they’re targeting raises and promotions this year.
The latest jobs report showed wages are finally going up, as employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November.
November was a good month for women and recent veterans who sought jobs.
Subaru announced plans to move its U.S. headquarters to Camden, just four miles from its current home in Cherry Hill, and said it is seeking $118 million in tax breaks intended to lure jobs to the impoverished city.
The job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5½ years ago, America's unemployed are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job.
Hundreds of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline's 17,000 U.S.-based employees will lose their jobs by the end of next year under the pharmaceutical industry's latest restructuring.
U.S. employers added a whopping 321,000 jobs in November, the biggest burst of hiring in nearly three years and the latest sign that the United States is outperforming other economies throughout the developed world.
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.