Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Disney Doll Factory in China Investigated over Treatment of Workers

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  A Chinese factory making Disney and Fisher-Price dolls is being investigated over its treatment of workers by an ethical...
Workers from Thailand work at Green Leaf farm, in Showa Village

Demand for Foreign Workers May Soften Japan’s Immigration Rules

By Malcolm Foster and Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) Shinichiro Tsukada says his small plastering company in Tokyo wouldn't survive without the 22 Chinese and Vietnamese...
Drilling and filling robot "Luise" is seen in a new A320 production line at the Airbus plant in Hamburg

Robots Luise, Renate Join Airbus A320 Production Line in Hamburg

HAMBURG (Reuters) European planemaker Airbus inaugurated a new production line for its best-selling A320 jet with robots Luise and Renate joining human workers as it...
Switch to electric cars threatens 75,000 German auto industry job

Switch to Electric Cars Threatens 75,000 German Auto Industry Jobs

FRANKFURT (Reuters) The switch to electric cars puts 75,000 engine and gearbox manufacturing jobs at risk, a study commissioned by German trade unions and...
Kawasaki Heavy Industries' collaborative robot stacks rice balls at Delicious Cook & Co's food factory in Narashino

Japanese Companies See Big Things in Small-Scale Industrial Robots

By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for...
A job seeker departs the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. career fair held by the New York State department of Labor in New York

Robot Growing Pains: Two U.S. Factories Show Tensions of Going Digital

By Timothy Aeppel COLUMBUS, Ind. (Reuters)  When Sandy Vierling took a job at a new robot-packed factory her company built just a few miles from an...