The latest on manufacturing hiring trends, the skills gap, workforce best practices and labor issues.


Labor / Employment Policy

UPDATE: UAW Members Ratify Contracts with GM, Ford, and Stellantis

Nov. 21, 2023
Employees at all three of the Detroit 3 have now adopted the UAW-negotiated tentative agreement.
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Corporate Culture

Talent Advisory Board: Giving Thanks for Mentorship

Nov. 29, 2023
Manufacturing experts reflect on the value of their mentorships and the mentorship of others.
Corporate Finance

The UAW’s Strike Win on Plant Closures Is Too Rigid

Nov. 28, 2023
Flexible plant capacity for the Detroit 3 is essential to profitability during the EV transition.
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Labor / Employment Policy

Workplace Violence Is on the Rise, and So Are Regulations

Nov. 27, 2023
In 2020, there were nearly 400 homicides and more than 37,000 injuries from intentional violence.
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Strategic Planning & Execution

Taking Stock of Your Team: An End-of-Year Assessment

Nov. 21, 2023
Too often, we default to "team building" events, while not addressing the more complex architecture of high-performing teams.


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Ebooks & Digital Editions

eBook: Generation Now Leadership

Aug. 28, 2023
Manufacturing's young talent steps forward in this talent management guide from IndustryWeek.
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US Hiring Slows More Than Expected With Auto Strike Drag

Nov. 6, 2023
"Employment in manufacturing decreased by 35,000 in October, reflecting a decline of 33,000 in motor vehicles and parts that was largely due to strike activity," the Labor Department...
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Podcast: Why Did You Choose a Manufacturing Career?

Nov. 3, 2023
At the close of Manufacturing Month in October, engineers and manufacturing executives shared why they chose industry for their careers.
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Labor / Employment Policy

So That Happened: Building Manufacturing Careers and UAW-Driven Pay Raises at Toyota

Nov. 1, 2023
IndustryWeek editors cover those stories and look at regulators prosecuting executives for cybersecurity failures, sugar prices and the future of energy.
Labor / Employment Policy

UAW 'Squeezes Every Last Dime' Out of GM in Strike Talks

Oct. 30, 2023
Record pay raises, equal pay across GM and its subsidiaries, even retiree payments are part of tentative agreement.