U.S. job training efforts and economic statistics should include a broader look at manufacturing...
The U.S. gained 295,000 jobs in February to continue strong hiring patterns from 2014. But newly...
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About 3,000 production workers at Boeing plants in South Carolina will decide next month whether they want representation by the Machinists union.
Republican lawmakers fired yet another salvo on federal labor regulators this month with the introduction of a proposal banning so-called "micro-unions."
United States Steel Corp. announced it would temporarily idle a plant near St. Louis and issue layoff notices to its 2,080 workers.
The president of the United Auto Workers union rejected a new wage tier Wednesday after reports indicated U.S. automakers could float the idea during upcoming contract talks.
In a special report for CNBC, Kelley Holland warns that 401(k) plans may be failing millions of Americans.
BMW Manufacturing Co. and its workforce are celebrating the production of its 3 millionth vehicle in South Carolina.
General Motors and Ford might seek a new, lower wage tier from the United Auto Workers union after a report showed they have the highest labor costs among U.S. automakers.
China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according to a report Tuesday that underscored the weakening outlook for the world's second biggest economy.
President Barack Obama is highlighting private-sector efforts to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math.
The latest move is part of a series of cuts at the factory, where 770 workers are currently employed, compared with 7,000 in the late 1970s.
A new report from the federal Labor Department says the nation's level of "extreme long-term unemployment" remained high in 2014 despite a strong year for hiring.
General Mills said that the previously announced job cuts, which were mostly in the U.S., were part of a restructuring plan called Project Catalyst that was approved during its fiscal second quarter.
The boom in U.S. oil production over the past decade led thousands of workers to prairie cities from Texas to North Dakota. Now, Saudi Arabia hopes those workers--many of them casualties of the ongoing downturn in crude prices--will consider the deserts of the Middle East instead.
From the time the NCAA tournament field of 68 was announced Sunday evening until the national champion is crowned April 6, millions of employees will spend work hours filling out brackets and watching tournament games, creating a major drag on workplace productivity.
The machinists union on Monday asked for an election so about 2,500 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can decide whether they want union representation.
A new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research forecasts the national gender wage gap will close in the year 2058. That means women will not receive equal pay for the next 43 years.
A recent case gives flavor to the types of claims that are often brought when one competitor hires one or more employees of another competitor. It also serves as a reminder of the "Do's" and "Don'ts" when hiring experienced employees.
After selling only half of projected vehicle sales, Tesla has reported that it will be cutting jobs in China.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported more Americans are quitting their jobs, which could be an indicator of a healthy economy.
Leading clothing retailers such as Gap and H7H need to help alleviate labor abuses at factories in Cambodia that manufacture their products, according to New York-based human right organization Human Rights Watch.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that strong hiring will likely continue.
Four years ago the state promised to provide $2.9 billion in tax credits to help upgrade Michigan auto plants. Now, while few are saying the deals were a bad idea the sense of celebration is long gone. The bill for the job rescue — and similar ones in other states that used tax credits aggressively — is now coming due and providing a lesson in the downside of such measures.
There are 1.7 job seekers for every one opening. At the height of the recession, it was nearly 7. Plus, more people are saying "take this job and shove it," a sign of confidence in the labor market.
A newly released report expects revenues for the robotic welding market to increase by nearly 40 percent as emerging nations gain awareness of its potential benefits.
U.S. employers advertised the most jobs in 14 years in January, and more workers quit — both signs of a steadily strengthening job market.
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