With the U.S. steel market being flooded with imports of pipe from South Korea and other nations, state-side manufacturers are being forced to idle or shutdown factories, putting at risk nearly 600,000 American jobs.
The era of constrained labor supply is just beginning, and the decreasing share of populations that are in the working age cohort will keep human capital a front-burner issue for goods producers for decades, according to a new Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) report.
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Roughly 1-in-3 public sector workers is a union member, compared with about 1-in-15 for the private sector workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
An appeals body of the World Trade Organization has decided it lacked enough information to uphold China's objections to a U.S. law meant to help American companies that face unfair foreign competition.
A former Anheuser-Busch executive who unsuccessfully sued the brewer for gender discrimination is seeking a new trial.
The workforce at the North Kingstown manufacturing plant could double by 2028 to about 6,000 people, said Sean Davies, the site's general manager.
Indra Nooyi, the female CEO of beverage giant PepsiCo, said that women cannot "have it all" and are "screwed" when it comes to work-life balance. Vinita Nair reports on Nooyi's remarks.
Nearly 600,000 American jobs, including 35,300 in Pennsylvania, could be at risk from surging imports, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington think tank that focuses on the needs of low- and middle-income workers.
Amid calls for expanding the nation's so-called H-1B visa program, there is growing pushback from Americans who argue the program has been hijacked by staffing companies that import cheaper, lower-level workers to replace more expensive U.S. employees.
California's minimum wage will rise to $9 an hour when a new law takes effect this week and provides workers with the first such increase since 2008.
President Barack Obama defiantly dared congressional Republicans on Tuesday to try to block his efforts to act on his own and bypass a divided Congress that has thwarted his policy initiatives.
A chemical explosion Tuesday at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Indiana killed a contractor and injured several others, authorities said.
Samsung said Tuesday an external audit found labor violations at dozens of its suppliers in China including failure to provide safety gear and excessive working hours.
Obama says he has moved to attract jobs, raise workers' wages and help students pay off loans because Republican obstructionism is keeping the system rigged against the middle class.
Canada's Supreme Court ruled Friday that Wal-Mart must compensate former workers at a Quebec store that was closed after they voted to become the first Wal-Mart store in North America to unionize.
The Manufacturing Jobs for America campaign has announced that the U.S. Senate has approved bipartisan legislation that will strengthen the nation’s manufacturing workforce training programs and help fill the skills gap that many manufacturers are coming up against.
As negotiations continue for a new contract agreement covering 13,600 dockworkers at 30 ports stretching from San Diego, Calif., to Bellingham, Wash., a new study shows the U.S. economy could lose as much as $2.5 billion a day if a prolonged West Coast port shutdown occurs.
Nine out of 10 executives at small and mid-size manufacturing and distribution companies expect solid growth over the next 12 months and two-thirds plan to add jobs during that period.
Ikea's U.S. division is raising the minimum wage for thousands of its retail workers, pegging it to the cost of living in each location, instead of its competition.
Chrysler Group has confirmed plans to invest $63 million in its Warren Stamping Plant to expand capacity at the suburban Detroit facility.
Earlier this week, President Barack Obama hosted the first-ever White House "Maker Faire," meeting with entrepreneurs and inventors who are hoping to pave a way for an American manufacturing comeback.
General Electric Co.'s new U.S. global operations center will be in Cincinnati, along the Ohio River.
Senate supporters of legislation to renew long-term jobless benefits are backing a new approach in hopes of pressuring the House to reinstate the program after a lapse of six months.
The new 320,000-sq.-ft. facility will expand Alcoa's reach from structural engine components for business and regional jets to large commercial aircraft, including narrow- and wide-body and military airplanes.