Tag: employment policy

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

GM Workers Trash Korea CEO Office After Company Holds Back Bonus

April 6, 2018

Via: Industry Week

General Motors Co. workers in South Korea forced their way into company executive offices, destroying and removing furniture, shortly after the local unit of the U.S. automaker told employees that there will be no bonuses due to a cash crisis. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

US Union Membership Rate Steady at Record Low, While Manufacturing Edges Up

January 22, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The share of American workers belonging to labor unions held steady in 2017, matching the historic low of 10.7% set in the prior year, according to a Labor Department report Friday. The membership rate for wage and salary employees is […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

GE’s 12,000 Job Cuts Highlight Uneasy Shift to Renewable Energy

December 8, 2017

Via: Industry Week

After spending years building up its gas-power business, General Electric Co. is trying to figure out how to keep pace in a world that’s no longer all that interested in fossil fuels. The plan to cut 12,000 jobs — almost […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

House Approves Changes in Workforce Education Funding

September 15, 2016

Via: Industry Week

A bill intended to streamline and add flexibility to the way federal funds for apprenticeships and other workforce training programs are distributed passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. If the bill succeeds, the amount of federal workforce funding […]