Labor / Employment Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en Renault Workers End Strike in Turkey http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/renault-workers-end-strike-turkey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After two weeks of production being ground to a halt, the French automaker reaches an agreement with Turkish workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/renault-workers-end-strike-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/renault-workers-end-strike-turkey#comments Engagement Labor / Employment Policy Operations Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 27 May 2015 13:24:00 +0000 168201 at http://www.industryweek.com Harold Cunningham, Getty Images Strike-Hit Germany Passes Disputed Bargaining Law for Unions http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/strike-hit-germany-passes-disputed-bargaining-law-unions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two trade unions immediately announced plans to try to block the controversial legislation, calling its approval a "black day" and accusing the new rules of robbing workers of the right to strike.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/strike-hit-germany-passes-disputed-bargaining-law-unions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/strike-hit-germany-passes-disputed-bargaining-law-unions#comments Labor / Employment Policy The Latest Fri, 22 May 2015 18:56:00 +0000 168041 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>These striking German rail drivers demonstrated outside a rail station earlier this month.</p> Getty Images Turkey Strike Tensions Ease as Fiat Resumes Work http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-strike-tensions-ease-fiat-resumes-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After a little more than a week on strike, hundreds of workers from local parts manufacturers returned to work Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-strike-tensions-ease-fiat-resumes-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-strike-tensions-ease-fiat-resumes-work#comments Labor / Employment Policy Global Economy The Latest Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:00 +0000 168001 at http://www.industryweek.com Howard Cunningham, Getty Images Turkey Auto Workers Strike at Ford Factory http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-auto-workers-strike-ford-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The factories of Renault and Fiat in Turkey have been ground to a halt in the past few days by a strike for higher pay, and have also been joined by several auto parts manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-auto-workers-strike-ford-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-auto-workers-strike-ford-factory#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 12:19:00 +0000 167811 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Lafarge CEO Gets Big Merger Bonus as Cement Company Plans Job Cuts http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The board accorded the bonus two days after Holcim shareholders approved the merger by a vote of 94%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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167701 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Thousands of Renault Workers Strike in Turkey http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/thousands-renault-workers-strike-turkey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>About half of all workers at the company's Istanbul factory launched their strike at the end of a shift.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/thousands-renault-workers-strike-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/thousands-renault-workers-strike-turkey#comments Labor / Employment Policy Global Economy The Latest Fri, 15 May 2015 18:52:00 +0000 167481 at http://www.industryweek.com Keith Tsuji, Getty Images As Manufacturing Economy Rises in Northeast Ohio, Jobs Stay Flat http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/manufacturing-economy-rises-northeast-ohio-jobs-stay-flat <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Higher tech jobs will replace obsolete ones, and outsourcing and increased automation will continue, says Cleveland-Akron economic group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/manufacturing-economy-rises-northeast-ohio-jobs-stay-flat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/manufacturing-economy-rises-northeast-ohio-jobs-stay-flat#comments Labor / Employment Policy The Latest Fri, 15 May 2015 17:09:00 +0000 167471 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Counting Temporary Workers Would Give Manufacturing a Boost http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/temp-labor-manufacturings-down-count <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Temporary workers aren't counted in manufacturing labor numbers, but they are a substantial portion of the workforce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a 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Employment Policy Workforce None Gold The Latest Mon, 11 May 2015 20:47:00 +0000 166071 at http://www.industryweek.com