It's a situation that's leading small business owners wading through piles of resumes to an unhappy conclusion: The job applicant pool is full of unskilled, unreliable slackers.
U.S. productivity fell in the first quarter while labor costs rose, reflecting the economic slowdown caused at the start of the year by harsh winter weather.
Another former Anheuser-Busch CEO is defending the beer maker's executive pay plan in a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a one-time top-ranking female executive with the St. Louis brewer.
Haiti raised slightly its minimum wage for the estimated 29,000 workers who sew together T-shirts and other clothing in the country's apparel factories.
The owners of a northwestern Pennsylvania wax plant were working with investigators to determine the cause of a fire that injured a worker.
Puerto Rico's governor has filed legislation aimed at retaining young workers and reversing an exodus of people moving to the U.S. mainland amid economic problems.
The U.S. unemployment rate plunged in April to its lowest level since September 2008 as employers added 288,000 jobs, the most in two years.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Coyote MFG Co. is planning to invest $2.5 million into a manufacturing facility in Nashville, which is about 35 miles north of Valdosta.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since February, more disappointing news for an economy that is supposed to be gaining momentum.
The National Labor Relations Board has charged FirstEnergy Corp. with unfair labor practices related to the closing of two coal-fired power plants in southwestern Pennsylvania in October.
U.S. businesses boosted hiring in April, according to a private survey, a sign the economy may improve after a sluggish start this year.
Police detained a labor rights activist following a strike by 40,000 employees at a factory that makes shoes for Adidas and Nike, his colleague said Wednesday.
Caterpillar is moving its engine production plant operations from Fountain Inn to Georgia and Texas, affecting 380 full-time and 130 temporary jobs.
As technology continues to move faster than Moore’s law predicted, and unlike the rest of the world who can sit and enjoy the fruits of technological splendor, engineers are required to keep pace with the changing landscape.
The UAW and IndustriALL, a global union federation which represents Nissan and Renault unions worldwide, assert that Nissan’s “aggressive campaign of interference” with employees’ efforts to form a union at the Canton, Mississippi, plant is in violation of global standards on workers’ freedom of association.
Officials say the Coca-Cola Co. will build a new distribution center in Chattanooga, maintaining the company's 115-year business relationship with the city.
Raising the minimum wage or restoring lost unemployment benefits? Not going to happen. Forcing government approval of the Keystone XL pipeline? Veto bait.
Most of the tens of thousands of workers who were striking at a massive Chinese shoe factory complex have returned to the job, labor activists said, enabling Adidas to resume production there.
According to a report compiled by AUVSI last year, drones have the potential to create more than 100,000 jobs and more than $80 billion in economic growth between now and 2025.
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The move, which would be considered common in Europe, is a first for General Motors, and a sign of how the relationship between the company and the union has changed in the past decade.
Volkswagen warned Tennessee officials during difficult negotiations over incentives to expand the German automaker's lone U.S. plant that the company has already secured offers to build a new SUV elsewhere.
Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.
Plant manager Todd Cantrell said Wednesday the expansion will make the site the largest 3M plant in Missouri and one of the largest in the country. The project will create 22 new jobs.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.