American families and taxpayers may be just three weeks from going over the "fiscal cliff," a move economists predict will shrink the nation's economy and dramatically increase unemployment, but you wouldn't know it by the way President Obama has been approaching negotiations with Congress.
After weeks of speculation, Michigan's GOP-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday pushed ahead with a bill to make this historic labor stronghold a right-to-work state, sparking a clash in the state Capitol and setting up what could be an epic fight watched by union and management supporters nationwide.
Mayor Gray still has head above the scandalous waters of a public corruption probe, but time will soon tell whether the jobs programs he has in place will actually deliver what people want: a J-O-B.
Will Costco change its corporate community-benefits model to appease its new neighbors in Northeast Washington?
President Obama and United Auto Workers (UAW) President Bob King are touting the "achievement" of the auto bailouts while slamming Republicans who opposed them. Over the weekend, UAW members chanted, "Thank you, President Obama!" at a rally.
A flood of gooey black muck dropped from a tanker truck disabled about 150 cars and damaged an unknown number of other vehicles along a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, officials said.
Amid a gleaming high-tech production line and sparkling new vehicles under construction, President Obama joined South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday to tour a Detroit-area General Motors Co. plant that is manufacturing a subcompact car featuring collaborative engineering with the East Asian nation.
Factory workers at General Motors have overwhelmingly approved a new four-year contract with the company that has profit-sharing instead of pay raises for most workers and promises thousands of new jobs.
A new four-year contract deal between the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co. will add or keep 6,400 jobs in the U.S. but will keep GM's costs in check by offering buyouts to longtime workers and replacing them with lower-wage hires.