U.S. jobs

Beto O’Rourke’s Plan Opens Borders for Migrants and Job Seekers

Beto O’Rourke’s immigration plan, which the presidential hopeful released Wednesday, would open the nation’s borders to apparently unlimited waves of unskilled needy migrants and would open the nation’s workplaces to cheap workers when companies fear Americans’ wages might rise.

Former Democratic Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke gestures during a live interview with Oprah Winfrey on a Times Square stage at "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square," Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in New York. O'Rourke dazzled Democrats in 2018 by nearly defeating Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in the country's largest red …

GM Starts Laying Off Thousands of American Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) have started laying off American workers in Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, and Texas, while the multinational corporation is reportedly expanding production in China and Mexico.  

In this Nov. 28, 2018 photo, Tom Wolikow, a General Motors employee who is currently laid-off, left, takes a phone call at home alongside his fiance Rochelle Carlisle, right, in Warren, Ohio. It was working-class voters who bucked the area's history as a Democratic stronghold and backed Donald Trump in …

Black Monday: GM to Lay Off 4K American White-Collar Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) announced Friday that about 4,250 white-collar workers would be laid off, the vast majority of which are in the United States, as the multinational corporation continues shifting production overseas and to Mexico.

Venus Walker, of Warren, Ohio and a GM employee with 12 years at the Lordstown plant, prays during a vigil outside the Lordstown GM plant, on Nov. 29, 2018.