Aug 15, 2013 Milllions of textile workers still work in unsafe conditions four months after the Rana Plaza factory near Dhaka collapsed, causing 1,100 workers to lose their lives. There is much pressure for change, however.
Aug 9, 2013 It's good news for the approximately 640,000 furloughed Department of Defense employees that there will be only six furlough days instead of 11. But it's still a hardship for many of them.
Aug 6, 2013 First Solar, Inc., has branched out into planning and building large-scale solar power. That strategy has helped the American company rise above plummeting prices for solar panels.
Aug 1, 2013 Manufacturing activity grew last month to its highest level in two years. But is it producing jobs you can raise a family on?
Jul 30, 2013 An economic snapshot of Chattanooga, Tenn., reveals why President Obama is speaking there.
Jul 30, 2013 Critics are starting to question some details in a report released Monday by the New York-based China Labor Watch, which targeted Chinese factory conditions of Apple supplier Pegatron.
Jul 29, 2013 Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Jul 26, 2013 After a hundred years of production in the U.K., the U.S. auto giant is closing its last vehicle assembly operation in Britain.
Jul 24, 2013 Bootstrap entrepreneurs sell their goods wherever they can, including hair salons and barber shops.