Company said Tuesday it will shut down a paper machine producing about 430,000 tons of containerboard annually for corrugated packaging, resulting in about 60 layoffs.
Smaller increases in health insurance costs helped give U.S. workers and their families a dose of stability last year, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Eagle Ottawa officials say they'll decide by the end of the month whether their automotive hide processing business that employs 108 people will leave Waterloo.
About 150 people protest meatpacking plant JBS Swift & Co.'s accommodations for workers fasting during the Muslim observance of Ramadan.
Company and its subsidiary R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. cutting about 10 percent of their American work force as it restructures its portfolio.
Aerospace giant and the Machinists union say both sides are ready to resume negotiations at any time but no talks have been scheduled.
Continued decline in the Employment Trends Index suggests softening in the labor market, with job losses and rising unemployment continuing well into 2009.
Judge delays hearing in lawsuit challenging Rhode Island Gov. Don Carcieri's ability to require private employers electronically check the immigration status of new hires.
Automaker said Friday its previously-disclosed plans to cut one of the two shifts at its Chicago assembly plant will mean eliminating about 600 part-time jobs by early November.
Government said Wednesday it did not make sense to keep recruiting workers in other countries when Spain has 2.5 million people unemployed.
Company is closing two of its three furniture plants in Manitoba; between 80 to 85 workers will lose their jobs.
Representatives from Boeing and the machinists union met with a federal mediator Thursday as the clock ticked on an unusual two-day contract extension.
Duluth-based airplane manufacturer let go of 100 workers this week -- 71 in Minnesota and 29 in Grand Forks, N.D.
Economy staged a mild comeback in August by creating 15,200 jobs following two consecutive months of employment declines.
Auto parts maker Lear Corp. has told employees in Zanesville that the company will shut down its plant in the eastern Ohio city next year, says a union official.
New law that allows companies to negotiate their way out of the 35-hour work week is meeting resistance from both workers and the employers it was meant to benefit.
Communications company said Wednesday its manufacturing facility in Greensboro would close in the second half of 2009, affecting 117 employees.
Government report looked at 25 categories of work and found that there were fewer women in senior positions in a dozen of them over the past five years.
Commerce Department reported that productivity jumped 4.3 percent at an annual rate in 2Q, a full percentage point higher than economists expected.
Labor Department reported that new applications for unemployment insurance rose to a seasonally adjusted 444,000, up 15,000 from the previous week.
Survey found 59 percent of companies intend to keep down rising health care costs in 2009 by raising workers' deductibles, copays or out-of-pocket spending limits.
If Machinists vote to strike, Boeing could face potential losses as high as $100 million a day in deferred revenue and further delays in delivery of the new 787 commercial jet.
Member of Parliament says former employees at a pork plant in Canada have learned that their pensions are only worth 52 percent of what they were told they would be receiving.
A Maine paper mill that's struggling to compete at a time of high oil prices halted production Tuesday as it prepares to lay off more than 200 workers.