Company refused to hire non-Hispanic workers, sued by EEOC

A Texas-based manufacturer recently landed in court because of illegal hiring practices. The feds allege the company discriminated against non-Hispanic job candidates and relied too heavily on word-of-mouth to hire entry-level workers.

1 in 5 employees quit because of this

Workplace bullying too often goes unnoticed. But, according to a recent survey, it’s a serious problem. Are manufacturers acting on the subtle signs of bullying at work?

6 funny ways employees livened up dull out-of-office replies

Imagine emailing a key vendor contact and getting an automated message back saying he or she has decided to run away to join the circus.

Government shutdown rages on: What does it mean for manufacturers?

Whether you call it a shutdown, a slimdown or even just a giant waste of everyone’s time, it doesn’t change the facts: The government’s operating on a skeleton crew right now. So what does that mean for manufacturers?