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By Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence donned a face covering Thursday as he toured a General Motors/Ventec ventilator production facility in Indiana after coming under fire for failing to wear one earlier this week in violation of Mayo Clinic policy.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The sector was hurt by weakening demand and last year's global economic slowdown. But some signs suggest that the setback for manufacturing has bottomed out.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Like other states, South Carolina has seen its traditional industries decimated by automation and globalization, as low-skilled factory jobs disappeared or migrated to low-cost labor countries. Now, the state is building a robust, high-skilled factory base, returning manufacturing jobs to…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
In our news wrap Thursday, the death toll rose to at least 20 after a factory collapsed overnight in Pakistan. Roughly 200 were believed to be inside the building when it gave way. Also, the European Union predicts another 3…
By PBS NewsHour
In Race to Develop Myanmar, Government Grabs Farmland for Factories…
By Justin Scuiletti
China's young migrant workers are the driving force behind the country's rapid urbanization, but they struggle to build families while working demanding factory jobs. Photographer Jia Daitengfei has documented these struggles with a series of portraits, taken on the very…
The families of 112 garment workers in Bangladesh mourned the loss of their loved ones from a fire in November at a fashion apparel factory outside the capital of Dhaka. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the protests sparked by locked emergency…
While Apple's popularity has grown with products like the iPad, iPod and iPhone, so has criticism of the labor practices at Chinese factories where the products are made. Jeffrey Brown discusses the criticism and an ongoing audit of worker conditions…
NewsHour special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports on workers' rights in China.
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