Articles by tag: labor shortage

Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs

Chipotle workers making burrito
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WALBRO AWARDED 43 PATENTS IN 2021 – 2022
February 7, 2023

Tucson, AZ, February 3, 2023 – Walbro, LLC continues to focus on innovation and protect its intellectual property.  Walbro was granted 24 patents in 2021 and 19 in 2022 respectively.    The new patents cover an array of products across our fuel systems and engine management business units.  Walbro has been granted over 1900 patents since […]

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Sustainability in Industry 4.0
The Need for Sustainability in Industry 4.0
February 7, 2023

What is Industry 4.0? A revolution that has many names, Industry 4.0 is the name of the 21st century technology boom that is creating advanced AI, robotics, and smart, connected devices. But how can industry 4.0 help change the way businesses conduct business? On this episode of “What Just Happened?“, host Christine Russo spoke […]

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Secondary Ticket Market Prices Spike with LeBron James on the Verge of History
February 7, 2023

38,387 points. That’s the number of points scored by all-time NBA points leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. And all that separates LeBron James from surpassing that number is 36 points. LeBron’s career average is 27.2 points scored per game. That number puts James on pace to overtake Jabbar’s record on February 9 when the Lakers face […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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How The Teamsters Are Helping to Overcome the Aviation Industry Talent Shortage
July 20, 2022

International Representative for Teamster, Christopher Moore offers his insights on Aviation as an industry. As a leader of the Aviation Mechanics Coalition/Airline Division, Moore discusses the future and growth of unions within the industry with Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell. In Recent Studies from Boeing, the prediction for how much people is needed to fill […]

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Grounding Success in the Next Normal
March 11, 2022

Rapid and ongoing advances in digital technologies have made agile adaptation the norm in industrial manufacturing. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic have forced leaders to look at infrastructure issues to plan for future disruptions. In this episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” host James Kent talks with Irene Petrick, Senior Director of […]

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How Innovative Solutions Are Addressing America’s Labor Shortage
December 2, 2021

According to the latest figures, nearly 10 million Americans were unemployed and looking for work in June. That’s just the latest statistic reinforcing the current labor shortage touching many an industry, as skilled professionals become harder and harder to come by for open positions. On this episode of Skip the Line, a Mashgin podcast, […]

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Is Ford’s Promotion Spree Enough to Appease Labor and Meet EV Production Demand?
October 25, 2021

Key Points: Ford’s promotion spree has seen hundreds of part-time workers promoted to full-time status. Many are trying to figure out why Ford made the decision ahead of their UAW deadline. The promotions seem to be a result of auto industry strikes and the labor movement. Commentary: Ford has recently promoted hundreds of their […]

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Workers and Employers Wield Different Tools to Win the Labor Shortage
September 22, 2021

Even though recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics point to rising rates in workers going back to their jobs, influenced in part by the end of COVID unemployment benefits, payroll tallies still don’t come close to before March 2020 and prior; 5.3 million short, to be precise. This general strike, in everything […]

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Construction Firms Aim To Maintain Resiliency Despite Many Challenges
September 1, 2021

According to new research from Sterling Seacrest Partners, the labor shortage the worry for the construction industry. We asked Jad Buckman, the Business Development Director for Epcon Communities, what aspects of these challenges are in construction companies’ control, and how should they build long-term resiliency against these challenges? Follow us on social media for the […]

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Stacking Challenges From Labor to Material Costs Threaten New Construction
August 31, 2021

The construction industry is in a precarious place, the demand is through the roof but shortages between labor and supplies threaten the supply of new construction. The Host of MarketScale’s Build for Impact, Daniel Huard, shared his thoughts on how rising construction costs caused by material shortages, labor shortages, and COVID-related safety delays will impact […]

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Issues Facing the Autonomous Technology Supply Chain in 2021 and Beyond
July 29, 2021

Today’s supply chain faces several compounding issues that were difficult to predict a year and a half ago. There are numerous short and long-term effects of COVID to deal with, as well as increasing pressure from growing consumer demands, challenges in implementing autonomous technology and a hiring shortage. On this episode of Ground Truth, a […]

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