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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

The Pros and Cons of Privatizing Social Security

Is giving workers control over a portion of their retirement benefits a good or bad idea?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 16th, 2018

Tesla and its workers: ‘What we’re doing is challenging’

How Tesla is dealing with a push to unionize workers, safety concerns at its Fremont factory, and more......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Steel pipe factory workers send Trump postcard pleas

Borusan Mannesmann in Baytown, Texas makes steel pipes for the oil and gas industry. CEO Joel Johnson says the company is seeking a short-term exemption on tariffs so it can build another factory and employ more people......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJun 27th, 2018

Therapy dogs are the latest perk Intel and others are using to soothe stressed-out workers

More big corporations, including Aetna and Intel, are offering this fluffy office perk to their staff......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

Factory workers lose jobs as steel tariffs put business in "crisis mode"

A Missouri nail factory has laid off dozens of workers and may cut more, as steel tariffs are driving up raw material costs. KFVS reporter Nathan Ellgren has the story from Poplar Bluff, Missouri......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 25th, 2018

Companies across America are using therapy dogs to soothe stressed-out workers

More big corporations, including Aetna and Intel, are offering this fluffy office perk to their staff......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

Apple"s top manufacturer says that China has "unreasonable regulations, unreasonable laws" and its workers should be allowed to work more overtime (AAPL)

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou would rather manufacture under U.S. law than Chinese regulations. One of his complaints with Chinese law is the amount of overtime that factory workers are allowed to take.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2018

U.S. Retirement Programs Strain Amid Retiree Growth

Retiring baby boomers are reshaping the U.S. as there are fewer workers to support the growing elderly population—a shift that will add to strains on Social Security and sharpen the debate on the role of immigration in the workforce......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 21st, 2018

Growth in retiring baby boomers strains US welfare programs

Retiring baby boomers are reshaping the U.S. into a country with fewer workers to support the elderly—a shift that will add to strains on Social Security and sharpen the debate on the role of immigration in the workforce......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2018

The health care industry needs workers. So it"s turning to former factory and retail workers

Faced with a large and growing worker shortage, the health care industry is tapping into an unconventional pool of workers to fill vacancies: former manufacturing and retail workers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 21st, 2018

Growth in retiring Baby Boomers strains U.S. welfare programs

Retiring baby boomers are reshaping the U.S. into a country with fewer workers to support the elderly—a shift that will add to strains on Social Security and sharpen the debate on the role of immigration in the workforce......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2018

Retirees Grow, Workforce Shrinks in Strain on U.S. Retirement Programs

Retiring baby boomers are reshaping the U.S. as there are fewer workers to support the growing elderly population—a shift that will add to strains on Social Security and sharpen the debate on the role of immigration in the workforce......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 21st, 2018

Retirees Grow, Workforce Shrinks in Strain for U.S.

Retiring baby boomers are reshaping the U.S. into a country with fewer workers to support the elderly—a shift that will add to strains on Social Security and sharpen the debate on the role of immigration in the workforce......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 21st, 2018

As Tesla races to meet production goals, pressures and suspicions grow

Layoffs of factory workers, the use of a giant tent and emails about sabotage suggest that the company may be facing more chaos at its production facility than suspected by drivers and investors......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 20th, 2018

Tesla to cut thousands of jobs

The maker of electric vehicles will lay off up to 9 percent of its workforce, CEO Elon Musk said. There will be no layoffs of factory workers, he said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

Amazon's Echo Dot, Kindles made in Foxconn factory rife with labor abuses, rights group says

A report by a watchdog group found workers at the Foxconn plan.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 11th, 2018

Amazon and Foxconn reportedly strip workers of benefits and pay low wages in Chinese factory - The Verge

The VergeAm.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 11th, 2018

Amazon savaged for "secretly oppressing" workers at its Echo Dot and Kindle factory (AMZN)

Amazon/China Labour Watch Amazon has been criticised over conditions at a Chinese factory tha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2018

Amazon under fire for "appalling working conditions" at Chinese factory

Amazon said it called on Foxconn to clean up its act at a Chinese factory where a watchdog group unveiled mistreatment of workers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 11th, 2018

Amazon says it pushed Chinese factory for labor reforms before critical report

Amazon said it called on Foxconn to clean up its act at a Chinese factory where a watchdog group unveiled mistreatment of workers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 10th, 2018