Paying a Living Wage and Thriving: Five Companies that Get it Right

By Evan Henerson

We’ve heard this tune before.  Well-treated, contented employees not only work for successful companies, they actually contribute to their employers’ success.

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Trump Issues Warning to German Carmakers: Build in the US or Face 35% Tax

 

By Sahid Fawaz

President-elect Donald Trump is not known for his subtlety. And this week, he made it loud and clear that German automakers can avoid a 35% tax if they build their cars in the US rather than export them.

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The American Auto Industry: How Much Influence Does Trump Have?

By Michael Messina

Donald Trump has taken to Twitter on several occasions to berate the American auto industry’s proclivity for making vehicles outside the country. His remarks conveniently coincide with decisions by industry executives to keep or expand production in the U.S. The question remains: How much of this is actually being pushed along by Trump, and how much is he simply taking advantage of?

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Maybe Now They’ll Call It Caribbean-Made Canadian Apparel


By Kelly Ross

Los Angeles-based manufacturing company American Apparel was sold in a bankruptcy auction this week to Canada’s Gildan Activewear. The acquisition ends American Apparels 20-year run as one of the nation’s largest garment makers and spells trouble for the company’s 4,500 employees.

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WRONG! The Sequel: Trump Holds First Press Conference as President Elect

By Evan Henerson

Given how infrequently Donald Trump actually stands in front of the news media (it’s been 167 days since his last presser), this morning’s press conference in New York was an all hands on deck affair for news outlets all over the country.

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It Turns Out That Trump Collects a $168,000 Union Pension

 

By Sahid Fawaz

President-elect Donald Trump has good reason to see the value of a union workplace. 168,000 good reasons.

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Fiat is Bringing 2,000 Jobs and $1 Billion in Investment to Michigan and Ohio

By Sahid Fawaz

Good news for American workers: more automotive jobs are coming to the Midwest.

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Trump on Streep: "Over-rated"

By Evan Henerson

Once he’s in office, do those crazy tweets cease or intensify? Inquiring minds really do want to know.

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Can They Bring Fries? Dems want Fast Food Workers at Puzder’s Confirmation Hearing

By Evan Henerson

Who better to evaluate a captain of industry’s ability to lead than the men and women manning the ship’s oars?

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Car Wars: Trump is Cruze-ing for a Bruising with GM

By Evan Henerson

Who doesn’t love a little car drama, particularly when the dust-up involves our President-Elect Donald Trump?

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In so many countries in Europe and elsewhere, taxes may be higher, but wages and benefits are WAY better, and the standard of livi...
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