Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en What Manufacturing Workers Want, Part 3 http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/what-manufacturing-workers-want-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three things you should know about manufacturing workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/what-manufacturing-workers-want-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/what-manufacturing-workers-want-part-3#comments Compensation Strategies Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:35:00 +0000 252781 at http://www.industryweek.com Wanted: Nobel Laureates for Research in Texas http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-nobel-laureates-research-texas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Governor Greg Abbott announced the launch of the University Research Initiative, which will provide matching funds to help Texas institutions of higher education recruit nationally-recognized researchers to their faculty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-nobel-laureates-research-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/wanted-nobel-laureates-research-texas#comments Education / Training Expansion Management The Latest Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:31:00 +0000 252731 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>University of Texas at Austin</p> The Lowdown on Obama's New Equal Pay Rule http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/lowdown-obamas-new-equal-pay-rule <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starting in Sept. 2017, all but the smallest companies will have to report pay to the EEOC by gender, race and ethnicity. Here's what manufacturing employers should expect. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/lowdown-obamas-new-equal-pay-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/lowdown-obamas-new-equal-pay-rule#comments Budgeting & Reporting Labor / Employment Policy Strategic Planning & Execution Finance Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:07:00 +0000 252331 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Obama Unveils $4.1 Trillion Election-Tinged Budget http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A "computer science for all" program would give schools $4 billion to teach a "new basic skill" and help modernize workforce skills, while clean energy and cybersecurity are also priorities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/obama-unveils-41-trillion-election-tinged-budget#comments Education / Training Energy Public Policy Global Economy Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:21:00 +0000 251561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at&nbsp;a meeting with members of the&nbsp;national security team and cybersecurity advisors.</p> Getty Images Software Eats Manufacturing (and Manufacturing Gains) http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains <div class="field-byline"> Mark Muro, Kelly Kline and Bruce Katz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From hardware startups to the skills gap, five takeaways from the Brookings Institution's advanced industries regional workshop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains#comments Automation Cloud Computing Industry Clusters Digital Tools Education / Training Technology The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:03:00 +0000 251011 at http://www.industryweek.com Tesla In the Workplace: Old Brains, New Challenges and the Science of Better Behavior http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/workplace-old-brains-new-challenges-and-science-better-behavior <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new book offers strategies for activating our best intentions and driving positive results. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/workplace-old-brains-new-challenges-and-science-better-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/workplace-old-brains-new-challenges-and-science-better-behavior#comments Engagement Leadership The Latest Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:29:00 +0000 249751 at http://www.industryweek.com Talking Tech and People With ATS http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/talking-tech-and-people-ats <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ATS CEO Jeff Owens has worked his way up a single corporate ladder the last 27 years and change. He shares some of his lessons learned on tech, people and moving forward.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/talking-tech-and-people-ats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/talking-tech-and-people-ats#comments Automation Maintenance Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Operations Technology Workforce The Latest Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:36:00 +0000 249921 at http://www.industryweek.com Advanced Technology Services Ford Plans to Double Production in Mexico: Report http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/ford-plans-double-production-mexico-report <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Plans call for expanding on an existing plant near Mexico City and building a new plant in San Luis Potosi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/ford-plans-double-production-mexico-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/ford-plans-double-production-mexico-report#comments Emerging Markets Strategic Planning & Execution Workforce The Latest Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:32:00 +0000 249911 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images The Zika Virus: What Employers Need to Know http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/zika-virus-what-employers-need-know <div class="field-byline"> Howard Mavity and Michelli Rivera </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>On Feb. 1, the World Health Organization declared Zika a public health emergency. Attorneys specializing in labor and employment law explain what this could mean for employers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/zika-virus-what-employers-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/zika-virus-what-employers-need-know#comments Safety Workforce The Latest Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:13:00 +0000 249891 at http://www.industryweek.com A Flurry of Discord at Ariens Snowblower Plant http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/flurry-discord-ariens-snowblower-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A walkout at the plant over prayer breaks for Somali Muslim workers is still unresolved. CEO Dan Ariens and a Muslim rights group both weigh in on the issue, along with a pair of employment lawyers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/flurry-discord-ariens-snowblower-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/flurry-discord-ariens-snowblower-plant#comments Engagement Labor / Employment Policy Safety Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:28:00 +0000 249721 at http://www.industryweek.com Wikipedia