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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

Renewed Unrest in Indonesia"s Papua Province, With Reports of 31 Killed

Security forces are investigating reports militants killed 31 construction workers in Indonesia’s remote Papua province, in what would be the worst case of violence in the restive region in years......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 4th, 2018

Outside the Box: GM’s layoffs signal a deeper problem for Indiana and Midwestern factory workers

The workers laid off from GM’s plants likely have few transferable skills, and states are on the wrong path when it comes to fundamental learning vs. vocational instruction......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

San Francisco Marriott hotel workers vote on new contract

Marriott hotel workers in San Francisco voted Monday on a new contract, bringing a possible end to a coast-to-coast effort by workers for better wages and job security from the world's largest hotel operator......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 3rd, 2018

Saving for college: A workplace perk that can help your kids avoid debt

More employers are promoting 529 college savings plans. Some allow workers to de.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 1st, 2018

3 ways Social Security will change in 2019

Annual tweaks to the Social Security system will impact benefits soon. Here's what's in store for workers and retirees in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 30th, 2018

Factory Shutdown Plans Give GM Leverage in Labor Talks

General Motors’ plans to shut down several U.S. factories will give the Detroit car maker a bargaining chip that it can use next year in contract talks with the United Auto Workers union to extract concessions on wages and other benefits......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 30th, 2018

GM, not Trump, is the real villain to some Ohio factory workers

In a region where the president vowed that manufacturing jobs were coming back, the idling of a Chevrolet plant and its 1,600 workers is a major blow......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 28th, 2018

Black workers at greater risk if economy turns

There's little dispute the job market is strong in Memphis. The more important question in this majority black city is whether the good times will last long enough to turn an economic foothold into economic security. Vanessa Johnston reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 27th, 2018

GM plans closure of Canada plant with 2,200 workers

A car plant that General Motors Co. has operated for 65 years in Canada could be on the verge of shutting down, though the union that represents thousands of workers at the factory are still holding out hope......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 26th, 2018

Samsung apologises to sick factory workers - The Standard

The StandardSamsung apologises to sick factory workersThe StandardSamsung has formally apologised to e.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 24th, 2018

Samsung Apologizes for Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis and Miscarriage among Factory Workers

The apology follows more than a decade of campaigning by former workers and grief-stricken relatives. “We have failed to properly manage health risks at our .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 23rd, 2018

Building workers union all in for Amazon"s arrival

A major union announced its support for Amazon's Queens headquarters Wednesday after securing a deal for organized labor to handle security and maintenance in the proposed complex. Building service... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 23rd, 2018

Samsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses and Deaths of Some Factory Workers - TIME

TIMESamsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses and Deaths of Some Factory WorkersTIME(SEOUL, South Korea) â.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 23rd, 2018

Samsung Electronics vows to pay compensation for ill workers by 2028

South Korea's Samsung Electronics on Friday vowed to compensate by 2028 its local chip and display factory workers who have suffered from work-related illnesses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 23rd, 2018

Samsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses and Deaths of Some Factory Workers

The announcement came weeks after the company and a group representing ailing Sam.....»»

Category: topSource: timeNov 22nd, 2018

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Weeks Away from Hitting 7,000-M-3s/week Production Goal

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Weeks Away from Hitting 7,000-M-3s/week Production Goal $TSLA Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is pushing his factory workers in his Fremont, CA plant to consistently produce 7,000 M-3 EV sedans per w.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 19th, 2018

Tesla Factory Used Lyft Instead of Ambulances to Send Workers to the Hospital, Report Says

A former physician's assistant says the goal was to keep "patients off of the books." The doctor d.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 5th, 2018

Jobs with the best (and worst) job security

24/7 Wall St. reviewed unemployment rates by occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify the workers with the best and worst job security......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

NAFTA 2.0 could draw some jobs back to US, but at what cost?

President Donald Trump insists his new North American trade deal will deliver a victory for U.S. factory workers by returning many high-paying jobs to the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 4th, 2018

NAFTA 2.0 could draw some jobs back to US, but at what cost?

President Donald Trump insists his new North American trade deal will deliver a victory for U.S. factory workers by returning many high.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 4th, 2018