Labor / Employment Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en Leverage Workforce Management to Drive Hourly Employee Engagement & Productivity http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/hourly-employee-engagement%20 <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Kronos Incorporated </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/1hourlyemp_promo.gif?1492447580" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, May 18, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">As the manufacturing competitive landscape continues to present new demands for lower pricing and higher quality, more organizations are looking for quick and impactful solutions, fractional reductions in cost, and opportunities to drive new productivity gains. 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class="field-byline"> Joy Duce, Sikich LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What employers should pay attention to, now and in the future, in immigration, overtime pay, health care, family leave and pay equity regulations.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/hr-changes-watch-now-trumps-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/hr-changes-watch-now-trumps-charge#comments Labor / Employment Policy Regulations Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 12 Apr 2017 02:04:00 +0000 640021 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Payroll Gains Slow, US Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2007 http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/payroll-gains-slow-us-jobless-rate-lowest-2007 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Factories increased payrolls by 11,000 in March after a rise of 26,000 the month before, compared with a survey released earlier this week that showed manufacturing employment surged in March at the strongest pace since June 2011.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/payroll-gains-slow-us-jobless-rate-lowest-2007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/payroll-gains-slow-us-jobless-rate-lowest-2007#comments Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Workforce The Latest Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:20:00 +0000 635581 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images BMW's UK Workers Set First Strike in Decades as Brexit Looms http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/bmws-uk-workers-set-first-strike-decades-brexit-looms <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To protest a planned pension-scheme change, BMW employees will stage the first of eight day-long stoppages on April 19. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/bmws-uk-workers-set-first-strike-decades-brexit-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/bmws-uk-workers-set-first-strike-decades-brexit-looms#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy The Latest Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:20:00 +0000 631711 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Oli Scarff, Getty Images Trump Visa Changes Toughen Hiring of Foreign Programmers http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trump-visa-changes-toughen-hiring-foreign-programmers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new guidelines require proof the jobs are complicated and require more advanced knowledge and experience.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trump-visa-changes-toughen-hiring-foreign-programmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/trump-visa-changes-toughen-hiring-foreign-programmers#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Mon, 03 Apr 2017 19:02:00 +0000 628821 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Amid Political Rhetoric, More US Jobs Departing for Mexico http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/amid-political-rhetoric-more-us-jobs-departing-mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Illinois Tool Works and Triumph Croup are just two of numerous manufacturers heading south, and this renewed exodus shows how difficult it could be for Donald Trump to turn the macroeconomic tide just by jawboning alone.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/amid-political-rhetoric-more-us-jobs-departing-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/amid-political-rhetoric-more-us-jobs-departing-mexico#comments Compensation Strategies Competitiveness Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:36:00 +0000 626651 at http://www.industryweek.com Robots Are Slashing US Wages, Worsening Pay Inequality http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/robots-are-slashing-us-wages-worsening-pay-inequality <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Even one additional robot can cut wages ... Plus, summaries of other new reports on non-employment a neutral interest rate.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/robots-are-slashing-us-wages-worsening-pay-inequality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/robots-are-slashing-us-wages-worsening-pay-inequality#comments Labor / Employment Policy Robotics Finance Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:21:00 +0000 621031 at http://www.industryweek.com Christopher Furlong, Getty Images 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