Employers are entitled to Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of their workplaces. As a result, prior to conducting an inspection, the CSHO generally needs one of two things: a warrant or your consent to the inspection....More
CEO Mary Barra repeated her pledge that GM will be forthcoming with results of a sweeping internal investigation into what led it to keep using ignition switches it knew were faulty for years, then change the parts without alerting the public or regulators....More
An estimated 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs of the model years 2011-2014 will be called in to install shields to protect brake boosters from corrosion caused by water exposure....More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tesla's move to modify Model S batteries with three additional layers of protection should be enough to prevent fires in the car in future....More
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut sent a sharply worded letter to Attorney General Eric Holder saying the automaker willingly concealed information about ignition switch defects linked to 12 deaths....More
Background checks on all but three of the 239 passengers and crew on board the plane have produced no "information of significance," said Hishammuddin Hussein, Malaysia's minister of transport and defense....More
GM is facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities over its slowness to react to evidence linking a defective ignition switch to 31 accidents and 12 deaths in its 2005-7 Chevrolet Cobalt and 2003-7 Saturn Ion models....More
Do you have a question about leading a lean initiative, the characteristics of a lean leader, or other questions about lean leadership? Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership provides you with an opportunity to pose your questions to Larry Fast, who has 35 years of experience in manufacturing and operational excellence.
To determine where college graduates are settling, demographer Wendell Cox analyzed the change in the number of holders of bachelor’s degrees and above between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metropolitan statistical areas with over a million people.