Taiwan-owned Foxconn Technology Group, a leading maker of Apple's iPhones and gadgets for other global brands, is widening the scope of union elections at its sprawling facilities in China.
(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. says its audit of Chinese suppliers found illegal labor practices such as excessive overtime.
(AP)—First, warm spring weather in the Northeast and Midwest tricked apple trees into budding earlier. Then an untimely frost damaged the delicate blossoms.
(Phys.org)—The hullabaloo surrounding last week's release of the nation's employment numbers was a bit overblown, says a University of Michigan economist.
(AP) The labor group hired by Apple Inc. to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China said Tuesday that the improvements it recommended in March are being implemented ahead of schedule.
(AP) -- Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that it has raised wages by up to 25 percent in the second major salary hike in less than two years, as the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer comes ...
A new study conducted by researchers at Hunter College reveals that the role of advertising in household consumption and debt may be greater than suggested by existing research. Drs. Matthew Baker and Lisa George (Economics) ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Labor union experiences lead Latino immigrants to greater civic participation, a USC Dornsife study found.
The Great Recession and ensuing job crisis continue to take a toll on union membership, according to UCLA's annual report on organized labor.
Federal regulators need to streamline the process for unionization. By the time a petition for collective bargaining representation is filed, serious anti-union intimidation is in full swing, according to a new study by researchers ...