Labor / Employment Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en Big Three Open Negotiations With Canadian Union http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/big-three-open-negotiations-canadian-union <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Before the financial crisis of 2008, about 25% of all vehicles manufactured in North America were assembled in Canada. Now the country assembles around 15%, and the drop in production has had a knock-on effect for shrinking automotive suppliers in Ontario.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/big-three-open-negotiations-canadian-union" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/big-three-open-negotiations-canadian-union#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Leadership Workforce The Latest Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:09:00 +0000 342411 at http://www.industryweek.com 'We Had to Train Those Workers Who Took Our Jobs' http://www.industryweek.com/trade/we-had-train-those-workers-who-took-our-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke today in Michigan at a former auto supplier that had to reinvent itself, while opponent Donald Trump was in the state Monday, hammering home Bill Clinton's role in NAFTA.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/we-had-train-those-workers-who-took-our-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/we-had-train-those-workers-who-took-our-jobs#comments Labor / Employment Policy Regulations Trade Global Economy Workforce The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:26:00 +0000 341671 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Clinton speaking at the Futuramic plant in Warren, Mich.</p> Getty Images Glass Workers Union Merges with United Steelworkers http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/glass-workers-union-merges-united-steelworkers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The union dates back to 1842, when a group of Philadelphia glassblowers organized. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/glass-workers-union-merges-united-steelworkers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/glass-workers-union-merges-united-steelworkers#comments Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:51:00 +0000 341031 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images GM, Ford, Fiat Urged to Look North in Canadian Labor Talks http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/gm-ford-fiat-urged-look-north-canadian-labor-talks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Without investment and new products for our plants, there is no future for the Canadian auto manufacturing industry. We’ll negotiate with whoever can guarantee that.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/gm-ford-fiat-urged-look-north-canadian-labor-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/gm-ford-fiat-urged-look-north-canadian-labor-talks#comments Compensation Strategies Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Recruiting / Retention Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:39:00 +0000 337881 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson, Getty Images 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