The stakes for both GM and the UAW have increased markedly in a walkout that is the union’s longest against America’s largest automaker since 1970.
Don’t look now, but the General Motors strike is threatening to become a significant drag on a U.S. manufacturing economy that really doesn’t need any more baggage right now.
Farmshelf founder and CEO Andrew Shearer is pursuing a vision of using manufacturing scale to bring down the cost of his hydroponic horticultural systems to transform his Brooklyn-based startup into a primary engine of the global food system.
U.S. manufacturing may seem to be on the ropes these days with all the reports of a decline in activity, but as National Manufacturing Day neared on Friday, Americans’ perceptions about the national industrial backbone remained strong.
Jason Lippert, CEO of LCI Industries, has headed into a downturn in the recreational-vehicle industry this time around much better prepared than last time.
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The strike by United Auto Workers members against General Motors seemed to be winding to a close this week, but not until after providing one of the most powerful testaments yet to an issue whose profile keeps rising: CEO pay.
The ascension of Walmart CEO Doug McMillon to the chairmanship of the Business Roundtable comes at an especially interesting time both for the corporate lobbying group and for the world’s largest retailer.
Simon Sinek, best known for a massively popular TED talk and the bestselling book Start with Why, called the declaration by the group of business leaders, signed by 181 CEOs of major U.S. companies, “pablum,” “insufficient” and redolent of “cheap” talk.
The national strike that began today by 46,000 unionized auto workers at General Motors plants pits one of the most confident and accomplished car-company chiefs in CEO Mary Barra against an embattled United Auto Workers president in Gary Jones.