- How Wal-Mart Plans To Shore Up Its Earnings
May 13 2014 7:18 PM
A retail slowdown in April--and cuts to food stamps--may affect Wal-Mart's first quarter earnings.
- Cambodia Ups Arrests Of Garment Worker Activists
May 13 2014 3:37 PM
Dozens of labor activists are facing charges over recent demonstrations. Meanwhile, two youths, including a minor, are facing 11 years for incitement.
- In Syria, Death, Mayhem And College Dropouts
May 12 2014 4:26 PM
For college students in Syria's intellectual centers, staying in school has become an increasingly hard battle to win.
- Labor Talks Could Hurt Holiday Shoppers
May 12 2014 11:52 AM
Retailers across the US will keep a close eye on US shipyard labor negotiations as they gear up for the upcoming holiday shopping season.
- Whatever Happened To The Eurozone Crisis?
May 12 2014 11:20 AM
The IMF aren’t ready to declare “Mission Accomplished" just yet and warn of lingering threats.
- Tesla’s First Quarter: What To Look For
May 06 2014 6:04 PM
Tesla is expected to report 24 percent more revenue but lower net income as the company continues to invest heavily.
- Guest Workers vs. Local Jobseekers Is An Issue in Canada, Too
May 06 2014 5:25 PM
Canada grapples with reforming its foreign worker policy as the number of foreign temps is set to exceed permanent immigrants by 2015.
- What Ohio Steelworkers Want From Washington Now
May 05 2014 8:07 PM
U.S. steelmakers say the government should impose punitive tariffs against South Korea.
- By Quitting, Target CEO Steinhafel Left Millions On The Table
May 05 2014 1:54 PM
The 59-year-old executive gets more than $9 million for leaving voluntarily, but he would have got more than $17 million had he been pushed out.
- US Jobs Aren’t What They Used To Be
May 02 2014 3:31 PM
US businesses are hiring at levels unseen in years, but more low-paying jobs and an eroding middle class is the new reality.
- Ford Down, Nissan Up: US Consumers Bought 1.38 Million Cars Last Month
May 01 2014 10:55 PM
Deliveries were up 8% from April 2013 but down 10% from March. Consumers flocked to SUVs and trucks.
- GM Sales 'Spring Ahead' In April
May 01 2014 8:40 AM
Buick and GMC sales rose at a double-digit rate - their highest April sales total in more than four years.
- As Cities Push To Raise Minimum Wages, Business Interests Push Back
April 30 2014 9:53 PM
NELP estimates that 120 cities have enacted rules requiring higher wages for businesses that receive public contracts.
- High-Stakes Toyota vs. Union Battle Heats Up In Canada
April 29 2014 1:05 PM
Toyota says that union cards are not verifiable and should have been signed no longer than six months ago.
- Why Automakers Are Selling More Cars In The US
April 29 2014 5:53 AM
The world’s "Big 8" automakers grew U.S. new-auto sales on the back of discounts and rebates.
- How Northwestern Football's Union Vote Could Change College Sports
April 24 2014 5:16 PM
Eighty-five college football athletes could rattle the NCAA system by voting to unionize, but we probably won't know for months.
- Chinese Officials Back Workers In Nike Shoe Factory Strike
April 24 2014 1:34 PM
A union has called for a factory vote, and a government bureau has ordered Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings to provide past unpaid social insurance.
- One Year After Disaster, Not Much Has Changed In Bangladesh's Factories
April 24 2014 8:14 AM
Efforts by the nation's government and multinational corporations to ensure safety in the workplace have a decidedly mixed record.
- Want A Living Wage With That? Fast-Food Business Has Biggest Pay Gap
April 22 2014 10:33 PM
CEO compensation far outpaced average-worker pay in publicly listed hospitality and food services companies.
- Chinese Sneaker Workers Not Sprinting To End Strike
April 22 2014 2:58 PM
Supplier for branded shoes attempts to quell largest Chinese labor action in years as workers at second plant return to work.