A union leader says layoffs have begun at Sparrows Point with the steel mill's owner shutting down the blast furnace.
Locked-out American Crystal Sugar factory workers have completed a 200-mile journey by foot and hay wagon in advance of an expected Friday meeting between union officials and company representatives.
Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the announcement Tuesday will allow T.RAD North America Inc. to keep its existing workforce of 410 employees.
Companies that are more thinly staffed than in the past may well be "looking for someone who can come in and do the job," without needing a lot of training or supervision, said John Challenger.
A stalled effort to renew federal tax credits for the wind power industry is making it hard to keep employees on the payroll and plan for expansion, a group of executives said.
The two sides are set to resume talks Friday after the union asked a federal mediator to help end the contract dispute.
A local union leader says more than 260 workers have been laid off at a northeast Ohio steel mill as Maryland-based RG Steel prepares to shut down its plant in Warren.
The credits would not become available until 2017, but they are meant to share the costs of the multibillion-dollar project.
The UAW has tried unsuccessfully in the past to unionize workers at Nissan's plant in Smyrna, Tenn., and at other foreign-owned auto plants in the South.
The economy seems so gripped by uncertainties that many employers have decided to manage with the staff they have.
The Canadian Auto Workers union says General Motors Canada plans to close its consolidated plant in Oshawa, Ontario, by June 2013.
H.B. Fuller Co. will close five manufacturing plants and cut about 100 jobs as the specialty chemical maker incorporates the operations of recently acquired Forbo Group.
Some 15 million to 60 million jobs could be created worldwide over the next two decades if nations took better care of the planet, according to a U.N. study.
Union workers at Joliet's Caterpillar Inc. plant have again rejected a contract proposal from the company.
Sending jobs overseas may not be as damaging to the U.S. economy as commonly believed, according to a study.
The SBA is probably best known for the loans it makes to small businesses, but Mills also focuses on counseling and mentoring services that are available to business owners, and where they can go to find that help.
Firearms are a $3.8B industry that employs 90K people in the U.S. The industry includes Remington and Smith & Wesson, but also more than 1,000 smaller companies.
The jet engine maker said the cuts come as it tries to keep staffing in line with business and economic conditions.
The struggling steelmaker announced idling operations Thursday as it warned employees of "a lot" of layoffs.
Honolulu-based commercial solar power company Hoku Corp. says its subsidiary is laying off about 100 employees at an Idaho manufacturing plant.
Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce deep cuts in its workforce when the world's largest personal computer and printer maker is scheduled to release its latest quarterly results.
Food maker General Mills Inc. said Tuesday it will cut about 850 jobs as part of a plan to lower costs and boost efficiency.
Germany's biggest industrial union and employers have reached a deal that includes a 4.3 percent wage raise for the sector's 3.6 million workers, both sides said.
For some of them, the choice to take a three-year transfer wasn't much of a choice at all: Anything to stay employed. But the 600-mile commute can get tiring.
More manufacturing jobs are being brought back to the U.S. and companies are ramping up innovation by incubating new products, services and internal processes.