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Fisker looking to hire 37 at career fair this week

Wanxiang-Owned Plug-In Vehicle Maker Plans Comeback

Fisker looks to hire about three-dozen people starting this week for its new Southern California factory.

Hillary Clinton isn't a fan of Uber-style contracted workers

In a speech on the US economy, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks out against companies that use contracted workers instead of actual employees.

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Join us in welcoming our taxi-driving robot overlords

An Oxford University study finds that nearly half of the jobs in the US could be replaced with machines in the next 20 years. Thanks to the rapid rise in autonomous vehicle technology, truck drivers might be the first to be affected.

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Auto sector employment now higher than pre-recession levels

The US economy has come a long way since the mid-to-late 2000s, when the daily news was more depressing than the Detroit Lions' playoff hopes. Need proof of that? A recent report from The Detroit News says it all - auto employment has hit a five-year high, and the sector now employs more people than it did in September of 2008.

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Marchionne assures Fiat jobs will stay in Italy, amid Chrysler merger talks

Even though Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeatedly said he won't pick up, leave Italy and take his Fiat factories with him, his occasional pointed comments about the challenges of running operations in that country has worried Italian politicians dealing with government, economic and labor-force seizures the past few years. After Fiat Industrial announced it was moving its headquarters t

Utah Earth Day poster contest dares ask, "Where would you be without fossil fuels?"

The state of Utah has put its own spin on the message behind Earth Day. While the national ecology teach-in day usually means bike rides and recycling campaigns, in Utah the message this year is: "Where would you be without oil, gas and mining?"

Chrysler calls 1,000 employees back to work at Belvidere

Yesterday, 1,000 Chrysler plant workers who had been idled showed up for shifts at the company’s Belvidere, IL plant where the new Dodge Caliber and upcoming Jeep Compass are made. About 360 workers were current Belvidere employees, while the rest came from Delaware, Alabama, Indiana and Ohio. The extra workers raise the plant’s payroll from 1,650 to 2,650 and double its capacity.