U.S. Steel will not temporarily shut down its Granite City mill as planned but will keep one of its two blast furnaces operating and idle only 80 workers, officials said Thursday.
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Nearly all of the nation's largest publicly traded manufacturers cite the labor force as a risk to their businesses, according to a recent report.
General Motors Co. says it's returning a second shift and 500 workers to a Michigan plant to build the new Chevrolet Camaro.
The rival group to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence or political agenda.
Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota.
Officials say Cumberland County leaders have helped Kansas City Sausage partner with swine powerhouse Smithfield Foods to open a sausage production plant that will create 177 jobs in Sampson County.
A study by the University of Tennessee expects the expansion of Volkswagen's Chattanooga auto plant to result in nearly 9,800 direct and indirect jobs.
Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states in April as hiring rebounded nationwide from weak job gains the previous month.
Consumer confidence rebounded slightly this month as the job market showed signs of improvement.
General Motors announced Tuesday it would spend $1.2 billion on new facilities and technology at an Indiana factory where it builds Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.
Dockworkers and port operators on the West Coast last week approved a new five-year contract, which brought an official end to the labor strife that stifled cargo at some of the nation's largest ports earlier this year.
A recent report says the number of American workers employed directly by Chinese companies increased more than five-fold in the past five years.
A new analysis of trade data from early 2015 shows a sharp increase in the United States' trade deficit in technology-intensive manufacturing, which likely cost the country thousands of jobs.
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications remains at a historically low level that is consistent with a healthy job market.
The months-long strike at a massive Texas oil refinery will continue after union workers this week rejected the latest contract proposal.
The Senate rejected a liberal-led move Monday to increase aid for workers who lose their jobs to imports, pushing for passage by week's end of major trade legislation sought by President Barack Obama.
ConAgra Foods plans to close one of its two cookie plants in the eastern Wisconsin city of Ripon, a move that would eliminate about 300 jobs later this year.
Blue Bell Creameries will lay off hundreds of workers and reduce hours and pay for others in wake of its voluntary recall last month of all ice cream.
Employees at Mondelez's Chicago bakery are girding for hundreds of job losses as the food and beverage multinational consolidates its operations and upgrades its production lines.
Blue Bell Creameries will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a nationwide recall of all its products, the Texas company announced.
Missouri lawmakers this week easily passed legislation that would make it the 26th "right-to-work" state. But the vote totals, if they hold, would be insufficient to override an expected veto from Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
Apple and battery manufacturer A123 appear close to a settlement over allegations that the tech company poached employees for a secret electric car project.
Bombardier confirms it will cut more than 1,750 employees in Canada and Northern Ireland over the coming months to adjust for weak demand for some of its business jets.
Officials overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa are defending their hiring practices amid criticism from labor leaders.