China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according to a report Tuesday that underscored the weakening outlook for the world's second biggest economy.
President Barack Obama is highlighting private-sector efforts to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math.
The latest move is part of a series of cuts at the factory, where 770 workers are currently employed, compared with 7,000 in the late 1970s.
A new report from the federal Labor Department says the nation's level of "extreme long-term unemployment" remained high in 2014 despite a strong year for hiring.
General Mills said that the previously announced job cuts, which were mostly in the U.S., were part of a restructuring plan called Project Catalyst that was approved during its fiscal second quarter.
The boom in U.S. oil production over the past decade led thousands of workers to prairie cities from Texas to North Dakota. Now, Saudi Arabia hopes those workers--many of them casualties of the ongoing downturn in crude prices--will consider the deserts of the Middle East instead.
From the time the NCAA tournament field of 68 was announced Sunday evening until the national champion is crowned April 6, millions of employees will spend work hours filling out brackets and watching tournament games, creating a major drag on workplace productivity.
The machinists union on Monday asked for an election so about 2,500 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can decide whether they want union representation.
A new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research forecasts the national gender wage gap will close in the year 2058. That means women will not receive equal pay for the next 43 years.
A recent case gives flavor to the types of claims that are often brought when one competitor hires one or more employees of another competitor. It also serves as a reminder of the "Do's" and "Don'ts" when hiring experienced employees.
After selling only half of projected vehicle sales, Tesla has reported that it will be cutting jobs in China.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported more Americans are quitting their jobs, which could be an indicator of a healthy economy.
Leading clothing retailers such as Gap and H7H need to help alleviate labor abuses at factories in Cambodia that manufacture their products, according to New York-based human right organization Human Rights Watch.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that strong hiring will likely continue.
Four years ago the state promised to provide $2.9 billion in tax credits to help upgrade Michigan auto plants. Now, while few are saying the deals were a bad idea the sense of celebration is long gone. The bill for the job rescue — and similar ones in other states that used tax credits aggressively — is now coming due and providing a lesson in the downside of such measures.
There are 1.7 job seekers for every one opening. At the height of the recession, it was nearly 7. Plus, more people are saying "take this job and shove it," a sign of confidence in the labor market.
A newly released report expects revenues for the robotic welding market to increase by nearly 40 percent as emerging nations gain awareness of its potential benefits.
U.S. employers advertised the most jobs in 14 years in January, and more workers quit — both signs of a steadily strengthening job market.
Wisconsin officially became the 25th "right-to-work" state after Gov. Scott signed legislation Monday at a Milwaukee water meter manufacturer.
Southern politicians are heating up their recruiting in hopes of landing a big auto manufacturing plant and the potential of thousands of high-paying jobs.
President Barack Obama is focusing on high-tech jobs in his bid to make progress on stagnant wages in this country.
Wisconsin is just days away from joining the ranks of the nation's right-to-work states following a marathon legislative session that concluded Friday morning.
Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is denying reports that construction has been delayed on its gigafactory about 15 miles east of Reno.
Mercedes-Benz Vans will build a new assembly plant for its Sprinter vans in South Carolina, investing a half-billion dollars and creating 1,300 jobs, the company announced Friday.
U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000.