Labor / Employment Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en US Steel Won't Punish Workers for Injury Reporting Delay http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/us-steel-wont-punish-workers-injury-reporting-delay <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The steelworkers union filed a complaint after workers were suspended without pay for not immediately reporting they had been hurt on the job.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/us-steel-wont-punish-workers-injury-reporting-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/us-steel-wont-punish-workers-injury-reporting-delay#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:35:00 +0000 319251 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Wanted: An Immigration Office in China to Fill Talent Gap http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/wanted-immigration-office-china-fill-talent-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s the latest sign that China sees recruitment of foreign workers as a way to help shake its dependency on manufacturing and investment and avoid the "middle-income trap" that has stalled developing economies from Asia to South America.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/wanted-immigration-office-china-fill-talent-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/wanted-immigration-office-china-fill-talent-gap#comments Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Workforce The Latest Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:47:00 +0000 317671 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images NLRB Makes It Easier for Temporary Workers to Bargain http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/nlrb-makes-it-easier-temporary-workers-bargain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The decision overturns a 2004 ruling that workers who want to bargain as a single unit must first obtain the consent of both the employer supplying the temporary workers and the employer using the temps.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/nlrb-makes-it-easier-temporary-workers-bargain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/nlrb-makes-it-easier-temporary-workers-bargain#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:01:00 +0000 308401 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Slower Days Ahead for US Auto Market, Say Analysts at Fed Symposium http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/slower-days-ahead-us-auto-market-say-analysts-fed-symposium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A decrease in pent-up demand and fewer long commutes to work are contributing to flat demand for new vehicles, forecasters said. Meanwhile expect U.S. automotive production to fall considerably by 2020. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/slower-days-ahead-us-auto-market-say-analysts-fed-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/slower-days-ahead-us-auto-market-say-analysts-fed-symposium#comments Competitiveness Labor / Employment Policy Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:30:00 +0000 304701 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images A Tale of (at Least) Two Manufacturing Worlds http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tale-least-two-manufacturing-worlds <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why can't industry shake its poor image?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tale-least-two-manufacturing-worlds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tale-least-two-manufacturing-worlds#comments Labor / Employment Policy Leadership Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:00:00 +0000 303781 at http://www.industryweek.com UAW to Strike at Parts Supplier in Detroit http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/uaw-strike-parts-supplier-detroit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The union contends that after workers voted to unionize at Sakthi's two Detroit plants, the company fired 52 bargaining unit employees and replaced them with temp workers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/uaw-strike-parts-supplier-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/uaw-strike-parts-supplier-detroit#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:00 +0000 295091 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images UAW to Bring in Verizon Strikers for Honeywell Rally http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/uaw-bring-verizon-strikers-honeywell-rally <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"That rally next week is important to us," said Jim McKeever, assistant vice president of UAW Local 1508. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/uaw-bring-verizon-strikers-honeywell-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/uaw-bring-verizon-strikers-honeywell-rally#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:42:00 +0000 290751 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Capture a Composite Picture of the IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners and Finalists - 2011-2015 http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists-2011-2015 <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists-2011-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/2015IWBP.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>The information contained in this nearly 70-page, data-packed Statistical Profile presents a composite picture of INDUSTRYWEEK’s Best Plants winners and finalists for the past five years.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/capture-composite-picture-industryweek-best-plants-winners-and-finalists-2011-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compensation Strategies IW Best Practices Reports Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Maintenance IndustryWeek Best Plants Labor / Employment Policy Quality Recruiting / Retention Safety Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Leadership Operations Resources Workforce Gold Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:07:00 +0000 290171 at http://www.industryweek.com Honeywell to Furlough Aerospace Workers http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/honeywell-furlough-aerospace-workers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Most non-production employees will be affected for the week of June 27 through July 3.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/honeywell-furlough-aerospace-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/honeywell-furlough-aerospace-workers#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Tue, 31 May 2016 19:38:00 +0000 288381 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Worker Discontent Makes Tesla a Union Target http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/worker-discontent-makes-tesla-union-target <div class="field-byline"> Edward Niedermeyer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As the only U.S.-based automaker without a UAW-represented workforce--and as the occupant of a former UAW-represented plant--Tesla has been on the union's radar for some time. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/worker-discontent-makes-tesla-union-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/worker-discontent-makes-tesla-union-target#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 26 May 2016 19:34:00 +0000 287991 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images