Debra J. Saunders, Last weekend, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick informed his employees that he would stay on President Trump’s economic advisory council, even though he, like much of his staff, vehemently opposed many Trump platforms. By Thursday, Kalanick resigned from the panel. The ride-sharing czar’s swift reversal is a sign of the divide widening across
Aaron Bandler, WalMart has promised to create 10,000 new jobs in the United States. The company, which is one of the largest employers in the country with 1.5 million workers, made its announcement on Tuesday. The 10,000 new jobs will be in retail, the result of their new e-commerce services and store openings plus enlarging current stores
Fiat Chrysler said Sunday it would spend $1 billion on U.S. manufacturing, including modernizing plants in Michigan and Ohio, in a move that’s set to add 2,000 new jobs, Reuters reported. According to the company’s plan, the plant in Warren, Michigan will be made capable of producing a pickup truck currently built in Mexico. The
AP, He was a first-term senator-turned-president, a former law professor with little experience in economics or management. When he entered the White House he had one essential task: piece together the shards of a shattered U.S. economy. It wasn’t smooth and it wasn’t fast. But President Barack Obama will leave behind, by most measures, an
Ford Motor Co. was a target of Donald Trump’s criticism on the campaign trail for building cars in Mexico, and now that Trump will be president, Ford said it’s willing to work with him to keep jobs in the U.S. — provided Trump puts the right policies in place, according to the automaker’s chief executive
Ford Motor Co. ended 91 years of car manufacturing in Australia on Friday, with the last two Australian car makers due to close their doors next year. Ford Australia said it built the world’s last six-cylinder, rear-wheel drive Falcon XR6 at its Broadmeadows plant in Melbourne and 600 employees lost their jobs, the company said.
Hillary Clinton had glowing words for the General Motors plant in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, when she traveled there in 2011 as secretary of state to announce the joint venture — of GM and an Uzbekistan state-owned firm — as a finalist for a State Department award. “It is a collaboration between Uzbek and American companies, and
The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. That’s more than triple what he built a few years ago, when “you couldn’t buy a job” in the residential construction industry, he said. Now, builders can’t