Labor

Unifor Local 88 President Dan Borthwick says nearly 86 percent of members voted in favor of the four-year deal.
by The Associated Press
2:51pm
10.17.2017
Despite the mass firings, Tesla is still looking to hire hundreds more workers.
by The Associated Press
10:35am
10.16.2017
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This report is the second in a four-part series on the state of the manufacturing industry in 2017.
10:30am
10.13.2017
Unifor President Jerry Dias says GM has declared war on Canada with the threat.
by The Associated Press
2:08pm
10.12.2017
The union says most of those being laid off are new hires, and will likely not be brought back.
by The Associated Press
10:43am
10.12.2017
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U.S. employers are advertising near-record levels of job openings, though the total slipped in August from July.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
2:37pm
10.11.2017
The violations from this year were all issued in February by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
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10:18am
10.11.2017
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The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September, which marked the first monthly hiring drop in nearly seven years.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
2:53pm
10.6.2017
In the first of a four-part series, we're looking at what market trends are driving change across the manufacturing industry.
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10:52am
10.6.2017
The skilled labor shortage presents challenges for manufacturers but also great opportunity.
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10:47am
10.6.2017
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The facility will provide both apprentices and employers with classroom training, virtual learning and workplace visits.
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10:40am
10.6.2017
Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3:04pm
10.4.2017
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A group of former employees from a chewing gum factory claim that years of exposure to flavoring chemicals left them with severe health problems.
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10:44am
10.3.2017
U.S. trade officials touted an effort this week to enhance labor protections as part of a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement.
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2:44pm
9.28.2017
GM told union officials that at least 255 of its 350 workers at the St. Catherines transmission plant would be off the job as of Monday.
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3:08pm
9.27.2017
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The factory churns out footballs used in the Super Bowl and by many colleges and high schools.
by The Associated Press
10:23am
9.27.2017
Many can't afford even a used car, taking home as little as $50 per week after deductions for mortgages and cafeteria meals.
by Mark Stevenson, The Associated Press
3:18pm
9.25.2017
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The cuts would amount to about 10 percent of the Silicon Valley company's global workforce.
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2:59pm
9.25.2017
The automaker denied claims that it threatened to fire pro-union workers and tried to prevent them from passing out union literature.
by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer
3:03pm
9.21.2017
Another worker was killed at the same warehouse in 2014 when she was pinned between a pallet truck and a storage rack.
by The Associated Press
10:28am
9.21.2017
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The Kaiser Family Foundation said Tuesday that just half of companies with three to 49 employees offered coverage this year.
by Tom Murphy, AP Health Writer
2:44pm
9.19.2017
Ohio recently approved a 1.39 percent, 10-year tax credit for the project, along with a tax credit for a planned fulfillment center near Cleveland.
by The Associated Press
2:40pm
9.19.2017
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About 2,500 workers are on strike in a dispute over job security.
by The Associated Press
10:28am
9.18.2017
The number of openings makes clear that employers have many jobs to fill but are still searching for qualified workers at the pay levels being offered.
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
2:48pm
9.12.2017
Cereal giant Kellogg Co. recently announced plans to cut 223 jobs in its native Battle Creek, Mich., next year.
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10:18am
9.8.2017
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The debate over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program comes as an aging workforce and low jobless rate leaves employers struggling to find workers.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3:12pm
9.6.2017
Hawaii lawmakers voted to explore the idea of universal basic income after research suggested many tourism-related jobs will eventually be replaced by machines.
by Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press
2:50pm
9.6.2017
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Mexican business and labor leaders appear to be resistant to any attempt to tighten labor standards or ensure that Mexican wages rise.
by The Associated Press
10:31am
9.5.2017
Friday's jobs report pointed to an economy that is still steadily generating jobs, though at a less brisk pace than it did earlier in the recession recovery.
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
10:50am
9.1.2017
Payroll processor ADP saw hiring gains in construction, manufacturing and leisure and hospitality.
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
2:40pm
8.30.2017
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