Compensation Strategies http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6626/more en GM, PSA Haggling Over $9 Billion Pension Gap http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/gm-psa-haggling-over-9-billion-pension-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Pensions are one of the reasons that, if you’re PSA, you don’t want to do the deal. There may be a way to get it done if GM keeps the obligation but PSA gives them cash.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/gm-psa-haggling-over-9-billion-pension-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/gm-psa-haggling-over-9-billion-pension-gap#comments Compensation Strategies Treasury & Cash Management Finance Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0000 575101 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images; inset: Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images Attracting, Retaining Talent Is No. 1 Concern in 'Future of Work' Survey http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/attracting-retaining-talent-no-1-concern-future-work-survey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The survey by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw examined the workforce concerns of HR leaders and in-house counsel at large companies.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/attracting-retaining-talent-no-1-concern-future-work-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/attracting-retaining-talent-no-1-concern-future-work-survey#comments Compensation Strategies Engagement Workforce The Latest Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:21:00 +0000 564601 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock 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 5 Ways to Negotiate Better Deals for Your Employee Benefit Plans http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/5-ways-negotiate-better-deals-your-employee-benefit-plans <div class="field-byline"> Eric Krieg, Risk International Benefits Advisors </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By becoming savvy negotiators, employers can reduce their healthcare costs while simultaneously aiding the financial needs of their employees. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/5-ways-negotiate-better-deals-your-employee-benefit-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/5-ways-negotiate-better-deals-your-employee-benefit-plans#comments Compensation Strategies Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:53:00 +0000 500021 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Bring on the Overtime Rule Headaches http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/bring-overtime-rule-headaches <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Should manufacturers roll back payroll and employee classification changes, now that the rule is uncertain? Experts say for now, that's probably a bad idea.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/bring-overtime-rule-headaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/bring-overtime-rule-headaches#comments Compensation Strategies Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:56:00 +0000 474021 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images How a Small Company, in the Middle of Nowhere, Struck Workforce Gold http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/how-small-company-middle-nowhere-struck-workforce-gold <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In-house training, tuition reimbursement and local university partnerships have helped Bullen, a 45-year-old ultrasonic machining company, make a smooth transition to advanced manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/how-small-company-middle-nowhere-struck-workforce-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/how-small-company-middle-nowhere-struck-workforce-gold#comments Compensation Strategies Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce The Latest Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:59:00 +0000 472481 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>The type of people we hire hasn&rsquo;t changed, but the skill sets we develop are significantly different now. Parts are getting more complex, and what our customers require of us has gotten more complex.</p> <p><em>Tim Beatty</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong>&nbsp;President<br /> <strong>Organization:&nbsp;</strong>Bullen&nbsp;Ultrasonics</p> <p><strong>Previous Title:</strong>&nbsp;Business Development Manager, Silfex&nbsp;Inc.</p> <p><strong>Education:</strong>&nbsp;MBA, international business, University of Dayton</p> <hr /> <p><em>The&nbsp;<strong>IndustryWeek&nbsp;<a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong>&nbsp;highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Getty Images Chinese Coca-Cola Workers Strike Over Asset Sale http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chinese-coca-cola-workers-strike-over-asset-sale <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 600 workers go on strike after Coca-Cola announced it was selling its bottling interests in China. Separately, Sony factory workers in Guangzhou have halted production for two weeks in protest at the sale of the Huanan subsidiary to a Chinese company.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chinese-coca-cola-workers-strike-over-asset-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chinese-coca-cola-workers-strike-over-asset-sale#comments Compensation Strategies Recruiting / Retention Finance Global Economy Workforce The Latest Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:07:00 +0000 457451 at http://www.industryweek.com Coca-Cola United Technologies Cuts Pension Liabilities By $1.77 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/united-technologies-cuts-pension-liabilities-177-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pension costs are “probably the biggest single issue we have today,” Chief Executive Officer Gregory Hayes said last month.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/united-technologies-cuts-pension-liabilities-177-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/united-technologies-cuts-pension-liabilities-177-billion#comments Compensation Strategies Corporate Responsibility Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:03:00 +0000 397601 at http://www.industryweek.com United Technologies 10 Health-Care Plan Questions Employers Must Be Prepared to Answer http://www.industryweek.com/none/10-health-care-plan-questions-employers-must-be-prepared-answer <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>With healthcare complexity increasing, employers must offer more advice, education and decision support tools to help employees choose the right insurance plan.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/none/10-health-care-plan-questions-employers-must-be-prepared-answer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/none/10-health-care-plan-questions-employers-must-be-prepared-answer#comments Compensation Strategies None The Latest Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:30:00 +0000 383551 at http://www.industryweek.com Texas With 20 Other States Sues to Block US Overtime Rules http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/texas-20-other-states-sues-block-us-overtime-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The complaint argues that the Labor Department failed to consider regional salary and economic differences in setting the nationwide base pay rate, according to the complaint. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/texas-20-other-states-sues-block-us-overtime-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/texas-20-other-states-sues-block-us-overtime-rules#comments Compensation Strategies Labor / Employment Policy Regulations Global Economy Workforce The Latest Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:03:00 +0000 381651 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock