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Poll: Some Younger Workers View Aging Workforce Negatively

CHICAGO — Some younger workers aren't particularly thrilled to see a rising share of older Americans forgo retirement and continue working, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. "I don't think in things ...
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High Tech Vest Makes Physical Work an Easier Lift

FLAT ROCK, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. and other manufacturers want to help their workers take a load off. Or at least make it easier to lift a load up. Ford is among several companies providing wearable technolo...
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In GM Country, Workers Aren’t Abandoning Trump

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Since General Motors announced its decision this week to shut down its hulking Lordstown plant — the anchor of this northeast Ohio town — workers on the line have had nothing but questions. Wi...
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GM to Slash 14,700 Jobs in North America

DETROIT — General Motors will lay off up to 14,000 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The salaried reductions amou...