Posts Tagged ‘labor relations’

Toyota: Open to raising workers’ wages

by Associated Press Published: July 9,2010

Tags: automobile industry, compensation, labor, labor relations, manufacturing, unions

NAGOYA, Japan — Toyota Motor Corp. is open to raising the wages of workers in China, where a series of strikes have disrupted its operations in that fast-growing market, the automaker’s president said today. Akio Toyoda said raising wages in China would bring some benefits, like helping to create a middle class of consumers who […] [...]

Work stoppages hit all-time low

by Wally Northway Published: February 11,2010

Tags: labor relations, strikes, work stoppages

In 2009, there were five major strikes and lockouts involving 1,000 or more workers, the lowest number since the major work stoppages series began in 1947, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. The prior low for major work stoppages beginning in a calendar year was 14 in 2003. The five major work stoppages in […] [...]

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