Factory Workers" New Perk: Job Security

A yearslong decline in the number of layoffs is providing a renewed level of job security to factory workers, who had seen their ranks thin since the late 1970s......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018

Capitol Report: O’Rourke calls Trump’s attack on GM union leader ‘shameful’ | Former U.S. attorney Bharara expects ‘lengthy, detailed’ Mueller report

Beto O’Rourke told Ohio’s that President Donald Trump’s attack on a UAW leader was “absolutely shameful,” after Trump blasted the chief of the union representing workers at the idled General Motors factory in Lordstown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch14 hr. 13 min. ago

UAW leader puts Detroit Three "on notice" ahead of contract talks

The leader of the United Auto Workers union on Wednesday warned that job security and preventing the shift of U.S. jobs to Mexico would be top priorities in contract talks with Detroit's automakers slated for later this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

Boeing postpones 777X factory rollout celebration after deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

Boeing has postponed the global debut of its 777X widebody passenger jet this week following the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 passengers. Boeing had scheduled a day long celebration for workers on Wednesday as the company was set to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

Jobs With the Best and Worst Job Security

According to a recent Gallup poll, 18% of American workers are worried about losing their job — down from a peak of 31% in 2009 in the wake of the Great Recession. American workers have good........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 27th, 2019

US unemployment claims rise by 4,000 to 239,000

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week but remains at levels low enough to show that most workers enjoy job security......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 14th, 2019

Apple’s ‘black site’ gives contract workers few perks and little job security

Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, Calif., is a .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 12th, 2019

U.S. Factory Worker Productivity Rises; Shutdown Limits Picture

Productivity of U.S. manufacturing workers rose in the final three months of 2018, but a broader measure of nonfarm business productivity was not reported due to lingering effects of the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 7th, 2019

GM factory workers get $10,750 in profit sharing; company earnings slip

General Motors reports $11.8 billion profit for 2018, which is down 8.3 percent. But the company's truck and SUV sales in North America are.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 6th, 2019

NYT: Staffing at Foxconn iPhone factory down 30%

From Ailin Tang's "Apple Takes a Hit in China, and Workers There Feel the Pain" in Saturday's New York Times......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 2nd, 2019

Capitol Report: House Democrats roll out bill that would expand Social Security

More than 200 House Democrats on Wednesday reintroduce legislation that would expand Social Security benefits and gradually ramp up how much workers contribute to the social insurance program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2019

The lowest-paid shutdown workers aren"t getting back pay

Security guards, janitors and cooks aren't guaranteed compensation for lost wages......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

The lowest-paid shutdown workers aren"t getting back pay

Security guards, janitors and cooks aren't guaranteed compensation for lost wages......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

Trump tariffs reduce Ford UAW workers' profit-sharing checks by $750 each

Tariff costs of $750 million cut into how much Ford factory workers will share in company profits, the compa.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 24th, 2019

TSA workers are reportedly living in their cars and not taking medicine because they can"t afford it

Joe Raedle/Getty Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees are fee.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2019

MSP airport security waits among worst in country

Security lines are getting longer at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, a sign that the ongoing federal shutdown may be taking a toll on federal security workers who have gone weeks without a full paycheck.  The Star Tribune reports on the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2019

10 percent of TSA workers called out Sunday as shutdown continues

The longest wait times to clear security checkpoints were in Minneapolis and New Orleans......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 21st, 2019

White House web security has lapsed due to government shutdown

The security certificates authenticating more than 130 US government websites, including a subdomain at, have expired during the federal shutdown because the workers tasked with renewing them have been furloughed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

In Argentina crisis, firms do everything to cut costs - except fire workers

Like many Argentine businessmen, Marco Meloni is doing everything he can to avoid laying off staff at his textile factory despite a slump in sales, more than 70 percent interest rates and soaring utility bills......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 17th, 2019

Travelers feel impact of government shutdown as TSA workers call in sick

Air travelers are starting to feel the impact of the partial government shutdown as unpaid TSA security workers increasingly call in sick, leading to longer lines at airports. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave has the latest......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019

TSA Workers Will Get a $500 Bonus and One Day’s Pay Amid the Ongoing Government Shutdown

More than 50,000 TSA employees are expected to keep working through the shutdown. Transportation Security.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 13th, 2019