The U.S. government on Friday vowed to take a stronger role in protecting chemical-industry workers and local residents from accidents and explosions at chemical plants in the aftermath of a deadly April 2013 explosion in Texas.
The baby boomer generation occupies a major section of the working demographic, and while many are retired or retiring, a surprisingly large cohort will be working well into their later years.
While the overall jobless level has dropped to non-recession levels, the number of working-age people with jobs is barely over 6 in 10, hovering at a level reminiscent of the late 1970s.
U.S. economic growth should accelerate in the second quarter and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists.
Caterpillar Inc. has announced plans to close three production facilities in Illinois and move the work to a plant in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) announced the debut of the AME Manufacturing Job Board, a valuable resource for both job seekers and manufacturing companies across the country.
The annual Walmart shareholder's meeting on Friday drew about 14,000 people. The company is under scrutiny on all fronts, as it faces stiff drops in revenue, a reduction in customers and ongoing labor disputes.
A South Carolina plant that makes exhaust systems for BMW will close by the end of the year, leaving 150 workers without a job.
This seven-year veteran of Honda has been primarily focused on the durability, repeatability and quality of Acura products and is also part of the team working on the new Acura NSX.
Dennis Williams is the union's current secretary-treasurer. He'll replace the retiring president, Bob King.
U.S. businesses pulled back on hiring in May, adding the fewest jobs in four months, a private survey showed.
Delegates to the United Auto Workers convention have voted to raise dues by 25 percent to shore up the union's finances, the first increase in 47 years.
Chief marketing and brand officer Peter McGuinness tells The Times-News the layoffs include temporary workers as well as some regular workers.
Nissan North America will create 500 new jobs for the Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi with the production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall.
The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that would give the city the highest minimum wage in the nation.
The company that makes El Monterey brand frozen Mexican foods will invest $55 million in a manufacturing plant in Florence County, creating 500 jobs.
The Seattle City Council is expected to approve an ordinance Monday to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.
During the ceremony, which was held in Allendale, the governor announced that six counties would be targeted by these investments.
Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit has announced it will close its Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened as the first smartphone factory in the U.S.
Goodyear says it will spend $500 million to build a new tire plant that will produce about 6 million tires a year for Goodyear's North American and Latin America customers.
Alcoa hopes to cash in on the boom in commercial aircraft orders by building a new plant that will make engine parts for big jets.
While today's event is meant to celebrate the plant's successes, it will also be bittersweet for some employees. In late April, the company announced that it would close its manufacturing headquarters in Erlanger, Kentucky.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly the lowest level in seven years, a sign hiring may be picking up.
A Nissan Motor Co. contractor has begun seeking applicants for 500 workers as part of the automaker's buildup to begin producing a new model in Mississippi.
The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies.