Across Chicago and the rest of the U.S., chief operating officers are being erased from the org chart. The disappearing act is part of the evolution toward flatter business structures as well as get-lean pressures that have companies looking twice at any personnel expense.Read More
A total of 35 percent of workers said they have felt bullied at work, compared with the 27 percent who made such a report a year ago.Read More
What best practices do leading companies apply when managing a multigenerational workforce?
—Generation Gaps, HR project manager, Canberra, Australia
Goodyear said it will hire the veterans over the next three years through its partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring Our Heroes program.Read More
Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. said it will contest citations from the Mine Safety & Health Administration over the Oct. 28, 2011, death of a mining tire technician at the Newmont USAgold mine in Carlin, Nevada.Read More
Shahid Khan, the Pakistan-born self-made billionaire who bought the Jaguars for more than $700 million in January, traditionally has been a private figure in the auto industry, but his profile this year became more public as the owner of an NFL franchise. His emerging visibility in the NFL has given the UAW a public platform as it campaigns to organize workers at Flex-N-Gate's nonunion plants.Read More