Labor

There are about 30,000 manufacturing positions available across Ohio, but many of the state's unemployed don't have the needed skills.
by Dan Sewell & Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press
3:00pm
8.15.2017
German industrial giant Siemens this week debuted an upgraded training center for advanced manufacturing workers in the heart of the Midwest.
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10:41am
8.14.2017
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Steelworkers voted this year to accept lower benefits if it meant protecting jobs.
by The Associated Press
1:42pm
8.11.2017
Many analysts say weak productivity is the biggest economic challenge facing the country.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
2:59pm
8.9.2017
Jason Stevens was the 11th person to die at a coal mine in the U.S. this year, according to federal data.
by The Associated Press
10:35am
8.9.2017
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Supporters of the United Auto Workers say they're not giving up their fight to unionize a Nissan auto assembly plant in Mississippi.
by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press
10:21am
8.8.2017
The U.S. economy is benefiting from steady growth around the world, with Europe and Japan perking up and China's economy stabilizing.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3:04pm
8.7.2017
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Representatives of Nissan Motor Co. and the UAW said late Friday that 2,244 workers, or 62 percent, voted against the UAW.
by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press
10:20am
8.7.2017
U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains.
by Christopher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
11:12am
8.4.2017
Voting among roughly 3,700 production workers at Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton assembly complex concludes at 7 p.m. Friday.
by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press
10:24am
8.4.2017
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The lack of English proficiency poses a problem for the industry due to the high-risk nature of the field and there being so little room for error.
by Matt Hall
3:22pm
8.3.2017
Recent revelations of a scheme involving the United Auto Workers could threaten its years-long attempts to unionize an auto plant in the southern U.S.
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3:14pm
8.3.2017
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The vending technology company plans to become the first company in the U.S. to offer implanted microchip technology to its employees.
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10:54am
8.1.2017
Manufacturers in northeastern Ohio say a substantial percentage of job applicants cannot pass a drug test.
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2:01pm
7.28.2017
"This will not be your grandfather's factory," said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council.
by Ivan Moreno & Scott Bauer, The Associated Press
10:07am
7.28.2017
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President Trump called Foxconn's decision the largest economic development project in Wisconsin's state history.
by Scott Bauer & Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
11:11am
7.27.2017
The 4 percent reduction in Boeing's workforce nearly matched the cuts for all of 2016.
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3:15pm
7.26.2017
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Contract work and workers on second-tier pay scales has also been a major irritant for union supporters at automakers nationwide.
by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press
10:17am
7.25.2017
The United Auto Workers faces a strong anti-union campaign from Nissan Motor Co. as it tries to gain a foothold in the union-averse South.
by Jeff Amy, Associated Press
12:04pm
7.21.2017
Carrier announced in February 2016 that it would close the Indianapolis plant and cut about 1,400 production jobs.
by The Associated Press
11:05am
7.21.2017
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The company said motorcycle sales fell by 6.7 percent in the second quarter of the year.
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3:08pm
7.19.2017
Workers from Fiat's factory in Serbia have agreed to end their strike and return to work after more than two weeks.
by The Associated Press
10:05am
7.19.2017
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The blast injured four workers, including one reportedly knocked off a scaffold and another burned over most of her body.
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10:35am
7.18.2017
The Italian carmaker owns two-thirds of the local subsidiary while the Serbian government owns the remainder.
by The Associated Press
10:04am
7.18.2017
The White House is dubbing this week "Made in America week" as it tries to focus on issues that matter to the president's base.
by Jill Colvin, The Associated Press
9:56am
7.17.2017
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The factory could throw southeastern Wisconsin into competition with the Bay Area for engineers and other high-tech workers.
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3:27pm
7.13.2017
The law prohibits businesses and unions from reaching agreements that require all workers to pay union dues.
by The Associated Press
3:12pm
7.13.2017
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The United Auto Workers filed petitions Monday to force a unionization election at a Nissan plant in Mississippi.
by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press
10:07am
7.12.2017
The data is a sign the economy is nearing "full employment."
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
2:33pm
7.11.2017
UPS also plans to hire 750 new part-time package handlers just in time for the high-demand holiday season.
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10:45am
7.10.2017
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