General Motors will permanently cut about 3,300 positions at three plants and temporarily lay off workers at five plants, while Fiat Chrysler trims production at a pair of Canadian plants.
While many factors are driving the costs of workplace injuries higher, these three issues are especially significant.
Should manufacturers roll back payroll and employee classification changes, now that the rule is uncertain? Experts say for now, that's probably a bad idea.
The Labor Department exceeded its authority under the Fair Labor Standards Act and ignored Congress’s intent, U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant III said in his ruling.
While his vows to crack down on illegal immigration drew the most attention during the campaign, the president-elect may have an easier time fast-tracking legal immigration programs.
“This is a big step forward, maybe the biggest in the company’s history,” VW brand chief Herbert Diess said.
The Atlanta Federal Reserve numbers show that the economy is getting close to full employment.
"I think his position on trade is right on. I'm prepared to talk about that," said Dennis Williams.