Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Obama Finishes Rules on Paid Sick Leave, Equal Pay for Women http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/obama-finishes-rules-paid-sick-leave-equal-pay-women <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The rule will mean additional sick leave for more than 1 million people, including employees at top federal contractors such as Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/obama-finishes-rules-paid-sick-leave-equal-pay-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/obama-finishes-rules-paid-sick-leave-equal-pay-women#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 389321 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Ford CEO Calls Trump Accusations About Jobs ‘Disappointing’ http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ford-ceo-calls-trump-accusations-about-jobs-disappointing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Our commitment to American jobs is stronger than it ever has been,” CEO Mark Fields said. “The facts are, zero jobs are going to be impacted here in the U.S.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ford-ceo-calls-trump-accusations-about-jobs-disappointing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ford-ceo-calls-trump-accusations-about-jobs-disappointing#comments Companies & Executives Workforce The Latest Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:19:00 +0000 388021 at http://www.industryweek.com Women Hit Glass Ceiling Early as Men Get Manager Roles Faster http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/women-hit-glass-ceiling-early-men-get-manager-roles-faster <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For every 100 women who get promoted from an entry-level position to manager, 130 men advance, a new study finds.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/women-hit-glass-ceiling-early-men-get-manager-roles-faster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/women-hit-glass-ceiling-early-men-get-manager-roles-faster#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Recruiting / Retention Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:10:00 +0000 387141 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Eve of Disruption: How the Auto Industry Is Remaking Itself http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/eve-disruption-how-auto-industry-remaking-itself <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Automakers are trying out all kinds of new business models, from rebranding themselves as mobility companies to partnering with obscure start-ups. Can they take it to the bank?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/eve-disruption-how-auto-industry-remaking-itself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/eve-disruption-how-auto-industry-remaking-itself#comments Automation Change Management Emerging Technologies Engagement Machine Tools Systems Integration Global Economy Leadership Technology Workforce The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:39:00 +0000 387041 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Nissan&#39;s Scoot Quad, now in limited release on the streets of San Francisco.</p> Nissan Workplace Leaders: Yes, You Do Have to Sweat the Small Stuff When it Comes to Employee Relations http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/workplace-leaders-yes-you-do-have-sweat-small-stuff-when-it-comes-employee-relations <div class="field-byline"> Kendall C. Wright </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Leaders who fail to address the “little things” before they escalate risk workplace behaviors that result in low productivity, low affinity, and low levels of employee engagement. Here is a guide to what to look for and what questions will help clarify the problems.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/workplace-leaders-yes-you-do-have-sweat-small-stuff-when-it-comes-employee-relations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/workplace-leaders-yes-you-do-have-sweat-small-stuff-when-it-comes-employee-relations#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:25:00 +0000 386741 at http://www.industryweek.com Hyundai Motor Disrupted by First Full-Scale Strikes in 12 Years http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/hyundai-motor-disrupted-first-full-scale-strikes-12-years <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hyundai workers will continue partial strikes throughout this week, the union said.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/hyundai-motor-disrupted-first-full-scale-strikes-12-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/hyundai-motor-disrupted-first-full-scale-strikes-12-years#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:32:00 +0000 385301 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright David Hecker, Getty Images What Warehouse Workers Want: Absenteeism Does Not Make the Heart Grow Fonder http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/what-warehouse-workers-want-absenteeism-does-not-make-heart-grow-fonder <div class="field-byline"> Gary Glaser </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>Earlier this year, our ProLogistix team surveyed nearly 5,400 warehouse workers nationally, across multiple skill categories and representing a wide range of logistics companies.</p> <p>In the first two articles in this series on the ProLogistix Warehouse Employee Opinion Survey, we stated our primary goal of the project: to gain insight into critical workforce issues to help our clients make informed decisions as they staff their operations and strive for improved productivity.</p> <p></p></div></div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/what-warehouse-workers-want-absenteeism-does-not-make-heart-grow-fonder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/what-warehouse-workers-want-absenteeism-does-not-make-heart-grow-fonder#comments IndustryWeek Wire Material Handling & Logistics Workforce The Latest Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:55:00 +0000 385141 at http://www.industryweek.com Top Ten Rules for Selecting a Good Manager http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/top-ten-rules-selecting-good-manager <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Follow these no-nonsense guidelines to hiring people who will not only fit into your organization, but do all they can to ensure its success.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/top-ten-rules-selecting-good-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/top-ten-rules-selecting-good-manager#comments Ideaxchange Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:55:00 +0000 385131 at http://www.industryweek.com Preventing and Preparing for Workplace Violence http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/preventing-and-preparing-workplace-violence <div class="field-byline"> Meghan N. Cox </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Juries hold employers responsible for these incidents with increasing frequency and in staggering amounts. What more could you be doing to reduce your risk and keep your employees safe? </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/preventing-and-preparing-workplace-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/preventing-and-preparing-workplace-violence#comments Education / Training Safety Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:43:00 +0000 384321 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Companies That Discriminate Fail (Eventually) -- Commentary http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/companies-discriminate-fail-eventually-commentary <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Businesses can’t afford to let their gender and racial prejudices get in the way of rational economic decisions.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/companies-discriminate-fail-eventually-commentary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/companies-discriminate-fail-eventually-commentary#comments Workforce The Latest Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:32:00 +0000 384131 at http://www.industryweek.com Center for American Progress