Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Bayer-Monsanto to Invest $8 Billion in US http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/bayer-monsanto-invest-8-billion-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bayer-Monsanto, which will be headquartered in St. Louis, said its U.S. investment will be in "global seeds and traits research and development." </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/bayer-monsanto-invest-8-billion-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/bayer-monsanto-invest-8-billion-us#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:45:00 +0000 525491 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Small Companies Have a Big Retirement Problem http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/small-companies-have-big-retirement-problem <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>At companies with fewer than 50 workers, less than half of employees have access to a retirement plan. This can be a real hurdle to attracting talented people. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/small-companies-have-big-retirement-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/small-companies-have-big-retirement-problem#comments Compensation Strategies Small & Mid-Size Manufacturers Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:10:00 +0000 525381 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Making Value-Based Medical Care Work in an Occupational Setting http://www.industryweek.com/safety/making-value-based-medical-care-work-occupational-setting <div class="field-byline"> By Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>The U.S. healthcare system has undergone significant changes over the years. One transformation that likely will stand the test of time is the industry's transition from fee-for-service to value-based care payment models, which helps reduce cost while improving quality.</p></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/making-value-based-medical-care-work-occupational-setting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/making-value-based-medical-care-work-occupational-setting#comments IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:02:00 +0000 524971 at http://www.industryweek.com Walmart to Create 10,000 Jobs, Invest $6.8 Billion in US http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/walmart-create-10000-jobs-invest-68-billion-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Our 2017 plans to grow our business -– and our support for innovation in the textile industry –- will have a meaningful impact across the county."</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/walmart-create-10000-jobs-invest-68-billion-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/walmart-create-10000-jobs-invest-68-billion-us#comments Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:27:00 +0000 524561 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Upskilling the Industrial Workforce is in Our Sight http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Ballard, CEO, Upskill (formerly APX Labs) </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Millions of manufacturing jobs will need to be filled in the next decade and change. Turning to new tech, including smart glasses and augmented reality, can help fill the openings.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight#comments Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Recruiting / Retention Technology Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:32:00 +0000 524541 at http://www.industryweek.com Upskill GM Said to Plan $1 Billion US Investment in Nod to Trump http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/gm-said-plan-1-billion-us-investment-nod-trump <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The largest U.S. automaker is expected to add or retain 1,000 jobs at several existing facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/gm-said-plan-1-billion-us-investment-nod-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/gm-said-plan-1-billion-us-investment-nod-trump#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:40:00 +0000 523911 at http://www.industryweek.com General Motors Lockheed Tells Trump It Will Lower F-35’s Costs, Create New Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/lockheed-tells-trump-it-will-lower-f-35-s-costs-create-new-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After a visit to Trump Tower in New York, Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson said the company is close to a deal that would break an impasse with the Pentagon. The deal would lower costs “significantly’’ for the next production of the F-35 fighter jet and will boost hiring at the Texas factory where the advanced aircraft is made.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/lockheed-tells-trump-it-will-lower-f-35-s-costs-create-new-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/lockheed-tells-trump-it-will-lower-f-35-s-costs-create-new-jobs#comments Workforce The Latest The Manufacturing Value Chain Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:20:00 +0000 522101 at http://www.industryweek.com Lockheed Martin Mitsubishi on the Hot Seat as Japan Rethinks Culture of Long Work Hours http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/mitsubishi-hot-seat-japan-rethinks-culture-long-work-hours <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While long working hours were previously praised as a trait of a hard-working, disciplined worker, perceptions are changing.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/mitsubishi-hot-seat-japan-rethinks-culture-long-work-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/mitsubishi-hot-seat-japan-rethinks-culture-long-work-hours#comments Corporate Culture Labor / Employment Policy Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:08:00 +0000 520871 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Jobs Creator? Amazon Says It Will Add 100,000 New US Positions http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/jobs-creator-amazon-says-it-will-add-100000-new-us-positions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“It’s a very powerful headline, and the timing certainly makes Trump look good. Bezos couldn’t have set him up any better to look good — timing is everything.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/jobs-creator-amazon-says-it-will-add-100000-new-us-positions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/jobs-creator-amazon-says-it-will-add-100000-new-us-positions#comments Companies & Executives Recruiting / Retention Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:59:00 +0000 520201 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, far left, listens to President-elect Donald Trump, far right, during his December tech summit in Trump Tower. Also pictured, from left, are Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and VP-elect Mike Pence.</p> Drew Angere, Getty Images Businesses Spend More Than $1 Billion a Week on Serious, Nonfatal Workplace Injuries http://www.industryweek.com/safety/businesses-spend-more-1-billion-week-serious-nonfatal-workplace-injuries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New research from Liberty Mutual places a dollar amount on the cost of serious, nonfatal workplace injuries to American businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/businesses-spend-more-1-billion-week-serious-nonfatal-workplace-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/businesses-spend-more-1-billion-week-serious-nonfatal-workplace-injuries#comments IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:19:00 +0000 519031 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Overexertion involving outside sources ranked first among the leading causes of disabling injury.</p> Thinkstock