Labor

Adapting apprenticeship programs could help close the expanding wage and skills gaps by giving people another option for job training.
by Vox
2:34pm
12.12.2017
The U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: other countries.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
2:35pm
12.11.2017
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The latest wave of exoskeletons are being tested in automobile factories.
by The Verge
10:33am
12.8.2017
The job cuts will mostly be outside the U.S. and will comprise approximately 18 percent of the power unit's workforce.
by The Associated Press
10:21am
12.7.2017
Economists hope the upturn may be a sign that this key measure of living standards is improving after a prolonged period of weakness.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
1:11pm
12.6.2017
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A 31-year-old female contract worker has died while working on a construction site at ExxonMobil in Beaumont, Texas.
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11:08am
12.5.2017
A union official says the coal mine has been idled because of adverse geological conditions and market issues.
by The Associated Press
10:46am
12.5.2017
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Modernizing manufacturing apprenticeships can change the perception of not only the industry, but also that of white/blue collar jobs.
by Kim Nichols
3:05pm
12.4.2017
An influential caucus of United Auto Workers leaders on Thursday nominated a regional director from Missouri to become the union's next president.
by The Associated Press
10:26am
12.1.2017
A new training facility in Kentucky hopes to give former coal miners the skills they need for a career in advanced manufacturing.
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11:04am
11.30.2017
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Autoneum North America, Inc. has been fined $224,000 for five alleged safety violations following an October investigation.
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10:27am
11.29.2017
This is a problem that the U.S. Labor Department identified 20 years ago.
by Emery P. Dalesio, AP Business Writer
10:23am
11.27.2017
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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to 239,000.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
12:32pm
11.22.2017
The notion that the the economy offers a fixed amount of work has been debunked time and time again over the centuries.
by Vox
2:50pm
11.20.2017
Amazon said Wednesday it doesn't comment about ongoing investigations.
by The Associated Press
2:39pm
11.14.2017
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Trump's challenges to employers and educators is in line with his order to expand apprenticeships and other job training programs.
by Newsy
10:23am
11.14.2017
New regulations seek to crack down on employers keeping hourly workers "on call," available to be called in at a moment's notice.
by Mary Esch, Associated Press
2:35pm
11.13.2017
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The Labor Department said Tuesday that 6.09 million jobs were available at the end of September, not far from the record high of 6.14 million reached in July.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3:28pm
11.7.2017
Some 5,000 employees at a Dacia automobile factory protested an unpopular plan to make employees pay social welfare taxes currently paid by employers.
by The Associated Press
3:21pm
11.7.2017
An Ohio community college recently unveiled a new manufacturing job training program with help from Rockwell Automation.
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10:36am
11.7.2017
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The unemployment rate declined to 4.1 percent, the lowest in nearly 17 years, the Labor Department said Friday.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
1:13pm
11.3.2017
Workers' productivity showed the strongest gain in three years while labor costs remained moderate.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:50pm
11.2.2017
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With the unemployment rate at a 16-year-low of 4.2 percent, employers may be feeling pressure to raise pay to keep and attract workers.
by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
2:34pm
10.31.2017
In the final section of our report, we discuss why manufacturers can’t afford to not invest strategically in long-term flexibility and agility.
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11:02am
10.31.2017
Most Americans believe their jobs, and the jobs of those they live with, are safe from automation — at least for the next decade.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3:06pm
10.30.2017
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According to projections released this week, the top-growing job classification over the next nine years will be solar photovoltaic installers.
by Michael Biesecker, The Associated Press
10:24am
10.27.2017
OSHA is investigating an Indiana manufacturing plant after a worker was killed Saturday.
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10:45am
10.25.2017
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The group says the minimum wage should be raised by 19 percent to the equivalent of about $5.00 per day.
by The Associated Press
1:17pm
10.24.2017
Hundreds of workers streamed through dark streets to protest unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments.
by Erika Kinetz, The Associated Press
12:39pm
10.20.2017
This report is the third in a four-part series on the state of the manufacturing industry in 2017.
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4:14pm
10.19.2017
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