Labor / Employment Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en Senate Knocks Down OSHA Record-Keeping Rule http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/senate-knocks-down-osha-record-keeping-rule <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Senate voted 50-48, along party lines, to eliminate the OSHA rule, which requires employers with more than 10 workers to keep ongoing records of safety incidents for five years after they occur. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/senate-knocks-down-osha-record-keeping-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/senate-knocks-down-osha-record-keeping-rule#comments Labor / Employment Policy Safety Operations Workforce The Latest Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:07:00 +0000 616201 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Overtime Threshold Ripe for Review, Says Trump Labor Pick http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/overtime-threshold-ripe-review-says-trump-labor-pick-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alexander Acosta said that the new rule, currently blocked in court, "creates what I’ll call a stress on the system.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/overtime-threshold-ripe-review-says-trump-labor-pick-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/overtime-threshold-ripe-review-says-trump-labor-pick-0#comments Labor / Employment Policy Regulations Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:57:00 +0000 614321 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Tech Workers Think Industry is Diverse. Numbers Show Otherwise http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/tech-workers-think-industry-diverse-numbers-show-otherwise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to a new survey from software company Atlassian, 94% of American tech workers give their industry a passing grade on diversity, with 60% saying their company is at least making an effort.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/tech-workers-think-industry-diverse-numbers-show-otherwise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/tech-workers-think-industry-diverse-numbers-show-otherwise#comments Labor / Employment Policy Technology Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:55:00 +0000 613661 at http://www.industryweek.com Deadly Dispute at Auto Giant Highlights India's Jobs Malaise http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/deadly-dispute-auto-giant-highlights-indias-jobs-malaise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Maruti Suzuki case reveals the potential for violent unrest at one of the biggest success stories of foreign investment in Indian manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/deadly-dispute-auto-giant-highlights-indias-jobs-malaise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/deadly-dispute-auto-giant-highlights-indias-jobs-malaise#comments Competitiveness Demographics Labor / Employment Policy Public Policy Regulations The Latest Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:15:00 +0000 599381 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi&rsquo;s &quot;Make in India&quot; push to increase domestic manufacturing, job creation in the country&rsquo;s $2 trillion economy is lagging.</p> Copyright Getty Images Honeywell on the Hook for UAW Benefits, Judge Rules http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/honeywell-hook-uaw-benefits-judge-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company contended that because a collective bargaining agreement had expired, Honeywell was no longer required to pay benefits.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/honeywell-hook-uaw-benefits-judge-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/honeywell-hook-uaw-benefits-judge-rules#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Wed, 01 Mar 2017 22:11:00 +0000 586631 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Manufacturers Upbeat on Output, But Worry about Border Tax, Labor Shortages: Fed http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturers-upbeat-output-worry-about-border-tax-labor-shortages-fed <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nearly every Fed district noted businesses having trouble filling positions, especially for highly-skilled workers like engineers and IT specialists. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturers-upbeat-output-worry-about-border-tax-labor-shortages-fed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturers-upbeat-output-worry-about-border-tax-labor-shortages-fed#comments Labor / Employment Policy Legislation Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:26:00 +0000 586361 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Labor Relations 101: Why Telling Employees to 'Knock It Off' Isn't Enough http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-relations-101-why-telling-employees-knock-it-isnt-enough <div class="field-byline"> Mark F. Kluger and William H. Healey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thorough reporting of workplace sexual harassment and discrimination claims can prevent costly court decisions.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-relations-101-why-telling-employees-knock-it-isnt-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-relations-101-why-telling-employees-knock-it-isnt-enough#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:41:00 +0000 583971 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Trump's Religious Freedom Order Could Wreak Havoc in the Workplace http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trumps-religious-freedom-order-could-wreak-havoc-workplace <div class="field-byline"> Tom Spiggle </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The four-page order, if it sees the light of day and the president signs it, would dramatically expand the rights of workers to refuse to carry out routine tasks that they feel conflict with their religious beliefs in any way.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trumps-religious-freedom-order-could-wreak-havoc-workplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trumps-religious-freedom-order-could-wreak-havoc-workplace#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:31:00 +0000 580221 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Labor Leaders Left out of Trump's Manufacturing Meeting http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-leaders-left-out-trumps-manufacturing-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, and Thea Lee, deputy chief of staff for the federation of 55 unions, are on the White House’s list of leaders but didn’t receive invitations.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-leaders-left-out-trumps-manufacturing-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-leaders-left-out-trumps-manufacturing-meeting#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Trade Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:38:00 +0000 578291 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Trump Nominates Ex-NLRB Member as Labor Secretary http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trump-nominates-ex-nlrb-member-labor-secretary <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>R. Alexander Acosta served as assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division under President George W. Bush.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trump-nominates-ex-nlrb-member-labor-secretary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trump-nominates-ex-nlrb-member-labor-secretary#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:36:00 +0000 569651 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A 2007 photo of R. Alexander Acosta, when he was U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.</p> Getty Images