President of Chrysler says the United Auto Workers' willingness to change the union's contract is a good step towards helping the Detroit Three survive.
Mining giant will lay off three quarters of its employees at a New Mexico mine next year and cut production estimates through 2010 due to a sharp decline in copper prices.
World's largest iron ore producer has cut 2.1 percent of its work force because of slumping global demand for the raw ingredient used to make steel.
UAW leaders from across the country will hold a meeting in Detroit Wednesday to discuss concessions the union could make to help automakers get government loans.
Engineers and technical workers have voted to ratify new contracts, ensuring four years of labor peace at Boeing's commercial airplane operations.
Netherlands arm of India's Tata Steel said Tuesday it has requested government support for a 6-week furlough for about half of its Dutch workforce.
Tire company will layoff at least 158 employees at its plant in LaVergne, Tenn., due to a decrease in demand for passenger and light truck tires.
Maker of James Bond's luxury sports car said Monday that it is laying off as much as a third of its work force because of falling sales during the economic slump.
Head of the United Auto Workers made a public plea for government help for U.S. carmakers as the Big 3 put final touches on stabilization plans to submit to Congress.
Overtime hours worked by employees in manufacturing dropped by a sharp 11.1 percent in October from a year earlier due to slumping production activity in Japan.
About 200 protesters stormed the gates of a toy factory in southern China that supplies U.S. toy maker Hasbro, the second day of demonstrations over a pay dispute.
Royal Philips Electronics NV said Tuesday it plans to cut 1,600 jobs at its health care division in response to a global economic slowdown.
NewPage paper company says it will temporarily lay off about 250 employees at its Rumford mill starting Dec. 8.
Cutback is in line with the truck and bus maker's plan to reduce truck production beginning in December amid falling global sales due to the current financial crisis.
Members of United Food and Commercial Workers, on strike since Aug. 22, rejected the latest proposal from Grain Processing Corp. in Muscatine, Iowa.
Some of the 7,000 New Hampshire auto parts workers could be part of the estimated 2.5 million U.S. job losses if just one of the big three automakers declared bankruptcy.
As many as 2,444 employees at ArcelorMittal's steel plant in Indiana could be laid off indefinitely in January, the company said.
Workers at CAMI Automotive, a GM and Suzuki joint venture, voted in favor of rotating layoffs between January and April 2009, meaning members will work in alternating two-week shifts.
Chicago-based plane maker says it will likely lay off more workers next year as it cuts costs in a slowing economy.
With no end in sight to economic bad news, President Bush ensured that millions of laid-off workers will keep getting unemployment checks as the year-end holidays approach.
German economy could lose up to 215,000 jobs in 2009 amid the global economic crisis, Germany's Bild newspaper said Friday, citing a survey it compiled.
Company says it will close its Oak Creek manufacturing and distribution plant next year, resulting in the loss of 238 jobs.
Following ‘tremendous’ cutbacks by its customers, Great Dane Trailers will lay off half the workers at the trailer maker's Terre Haute plant, the company said.
Maker of labels, signs and safety devices said Thursday it plans to cut its global work force by about 10 percent due to difficult economic conditions.
With weekly jobless claims benefits at a 16-year high, White House said President Bush would quickly sign legislation pending in Congress to provide further benefits.