Workforce en Obama Finishes Rules on Paid Sick Leave, Equal Pay for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 389321 at Getty Images 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Workforce The Latest Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:19:00 +0000 388021 at Women Hit Glass Ceiling Early as 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Engagement Recruiting / Retention Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:10:00 +0000 387141 at Thinkstock Eve of Disruption: How the Auto Industry Is 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:25:00 +0000 386741 at Hyundai Motor Disrupted by First Full-Scale Strikes in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:32:00 +0000 385301 at Copyright David Hecker, Getty Images What Warehouse Workers Want: Absenteeism Does Not Make the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire Material Handling & Logistics Workforce The Latest Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:55:00 +0000 385141 at Top Ten Rules for Selecting a 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:55:00 +0000 385131 at Preventing and Preparing for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Safety Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:43:00 +0000 384321 at Thinkstock Companies That 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Workforce The Latest Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:32:00 +0000 384131 at Center for American Progress