Tyson Raises Pay to Combat Turnover
Chicken demand in the US is soaring and Tyson needs workers.
Why U.S. Hiring Slowed
Employers added a comparatively paltry 266,000 jobs in April, down drastically from March. Is there a labor shortage? Are higher unemployment benefits to blame?
May 10th, 2021
New US Tax Credit for SMEs Offering Paid Vaccine Leave
Businesses with fewer than 500 employees can now receive a tax credit for providing paid time off for employees to get vaccinated.
Apr 22nd, 2021
Vaccine Mandate Workplace Showdown May Be Brewing
Apr 21st, 2021
Biden Approves 22K Additional Foreign Seasonal Workers
Apr 20th, 2021
Labor Group Says Amazon Threatened Layoffs Before Union Vote
Apr 20th, 2021
Thermal Scanner a Gateway to a Healthier Workforce
Apr 15th, 2021
Today in Manufacturing Podcast
Today in Manufacturing has a new podcast brought to you by the editors of Industrial Media. In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward.
Mar 19th, 2021
Alabama Union Vote Delivers Win for Amazon
The union said it would file an objection with the NLRB charging the company with illegally interfering with the union vote.
Apr 9th, 2021
Union Complaint May Trigger Review of Meatpacking Virus Response
It offers regulators in the Biden administration an opportunity to say whether they believe the meatpacking industry is doing enough to protect workers.
Apr 8th, 2021
Mexico to Strictly Limit Outsourcing
Under an agreement with business and labor groups, companies will be able to outsource only non-core activities.
Apr 7th, 2021
Shuttered Chocolate Plant Buyer to Retain Workers
Workers may be able to stay at the plant they helped operate.
Apr 6th, 2021
The Future of Reskilling and Retraining in the Wake of COVID-19
Limited on-site options and a sizable deskless workforce present training challenges for manufacturers. Here's how they can navigate it.
Apr 2nd, 2021
Amazon Apologizes to Congressman for Bogus 'Peeing' Tweet
The company admitted some delivery drivers might have had to urinate in bottles.
Apr 5th, 2021
Greenhouse Tomato Supplier Pays $337K in Backwages to 117 Workers
The DoL says Backyard Farms dismissed US temporary workers in favor of foreign workers.
Apr 1st, 2021
Groups Rush to Get Thousands of Florida Farmworkers Vaccinated
Farmworker advocates are asking officials to quickly mobilize to areas and to be more lenient when requiring proof of residency.
Apr 1st, 2021
Pandemic Setting Back Gender Parity in Workforce
Already not expected for a century, gender parity may have to wait dozens more years to come about because of the coronavirus’ impact.
Mar 31st, 2021
Amazon Vote May Spark More Union Pushes
What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labor movement at large.
Mar 30th, 2021
Alongside Coffee Deal, Smucker to Close Virginia Coffee Plant in 2022
The owner of the Folgers, Jif and Milk-Bone brands will shutter its Suffolk, VA factory next spring in a move that will impact 80 jobs.
Mar 26th, 2021