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.
G & D Integrated plans to fire more than 500 employees after losing a contract to provide logistical services to Caterpillar Inc.
M-Tek will make parts for the Honda Odyssey and Pilot and the Acrua MBX at an industrial park near Talladega.
Electronics parts manufacturer AVX Corp. said Thursday that it plans to create more than 250 new jobs with an expansion to its Greenville County facility in South Carolina.
Alabama is providing more than $158 million in economic incentives for the Airbus assembly plant that will be built in Mobile.
Renesas Electronics Corp. said Tuesday it will close or sell eight of its 18 domestic plants and solicit early retirement applications from over 5,000 employees in September as part of its restructuring effort.
Honda will hire more than 100 engineers, managers and others in the next three months so it can build the Acura MDX at a plant in Alabama.
Airbus's planned aircraft assembly plant in Alabama will cost $600 million to build and will employ 1,000 people when it reaches full production, officials said ahead of a formal announcement Monday.
Officials in Giles County are hoping a new headlight plant to be built by a subsidiary of Italian automaker Fiat will put a dent in the area's jobless rate.
There has been an emergence of a new type of education, or rather a new format; the concept of Technical Education High Schools.
Schott Solar announced Thursday it would be closing what the company once billed as its North American flagship manufacturing plant, leaving more than 200 employees without jobs.
Lockheed Martin machinists ended their 10-week strike Thursday, approving a new labor deal that includes a $2,000 bonus and annual pay increases starting at 3 percent the first year.