The Labor Department said Monday that federal contractors do not have to warn their employees about potential layoffs from across-the-board budget cuts that could begin on Jan. 2.
The expanded work force at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga has helped decide a new production schedule that calls for employees to work four 10-hour shifts a week.
A new study predicts that two new businesses in Isle of Wight County will replace most of the 1,100 jobs lost when an International Paper paper mill closed in 2010.
Gov. Robert Bentley has announced that automotive supply company Zero RPM will expand its operations and add almost 50 jobs.
Ice cream production has ended at a Hagerstown plant that supplied Good Humor bars and other frozen goodies for nearly 30 years.
Japanese machinery maker Hitachi won a $7B deal with the British government to build and maintain trains that will connect London with other cities, a project that will create more than 900 jobs.
The Brazilian subsidiary of GM says it temporarily shut down its eight production units amid fears of unspecified action by a local union that warns of imminent mass dismissals.
Cisco Systems is preparing to lay off about 1,300 workers just a few months after the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment warned that growing economic uncertainty is making it tougher to close sales with its customers.
Police said they used pepper spray and scuffled with protesters Monday, when about 150 demonstrators challenged a cordon west of the capital.
Enviro Tech Chemical Services Inc. announced Friday it would expand a factory in jobs-starved Helena-West Helena, spending $4 million and hiring 40 more workers.
Unemployment rates rose in 27 U.S. states last month, the most in almost a year and a reflection of weaker hiring nationwide.
Honeywell plans to lay off nearly 230 workers at its southern Illinois plant as it undertakes upgrades ordered by regulators to make the site able to withstand an earthquake or tornado.
Quinn and hundreds of guests attended an event in the northern Illinois community of Rochelle to mark the grand opening of Nippon Sharyo's new rail car manufacturing facility.
Automatic cuts in federal spending will cost the economy more than 2 million jobs, from defense contracting to border security to education, if Congress fails to resolve the looming budget crisis, according to an analysis released Tuesday.
President Francois Hollande on Saturday denounced a plan by carmaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen to cut 8,000 jobs as unacceptable, and said it must be renegotiated.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures says it will invest more than $81 million over seven years in its new, larger plant in Winston-Salem.
Thousands of former engineers and other workers around the Kennedy Space Center are still struggling to find jobs to replace the careers that flourished when shuttles blasted off from the Florida "Space Coast."
Starbucks Corp. on Friday broke ground on a $172 million manufacturing plant in Georgia that will create more than 140 jobs in the state.
Automakers have skipped some of their usual summer shutdowns to keep up with demand, causing fewer temporary auto layoffs.
Struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen, facing diving sales in crisis-hit southern Europe, announced a drastic cost-cutting plan Thursday to slash 8,000 jobs in France and close a major factory north of Paris.
Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. have voted to hold their first strikes in more than three years, demanding higher wages and fewer working hours.
Bridge building company Big R Bridge is planning to open a manufacturing operation in Washington County, creating more than 30 jobs over the next three years.
Officials say a Belgian aerospace company will open a plant in Stillwater, creating 250 jobs by 2014.
Rolls-Royce has received a contract worth up to $183 million to service some engines for the Army's fleet of Kiowa Warrior scout helicopters.