PHOENIX – Jobs in manufacturing have now outpaced construction jobs in Arizona. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and U.S. Commerce Department Secretary Tom Gilman spoke at Ping’s headquarters about the boom in manufacturing jobs over the past three years.
WASHINGTON - Striking Asarco workers say contract talks with management have been set for Nov. 14, a month after close to 1,800 workers walked off job sites and onto picket lines at facilities in Arizona and Texas.
WASHINGTON - Two weeks into their strike against Asarco, union officials said negotiations with the copper mining, smelting and refining company remain at a standstill and workers are starting to feel the pinch.
WASHINGTON - Arizona universities suffered the largest percentage cuts in state aid to higher education since the start of the recession and saw the second-largest increase in student tuition at the same time, a new report shows.
WASHINGTON - A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to an overhaul of a 147-year-old federal mining law that supporters called "antiquated," while opponents called the update a "point-blank" blow to the mining industry.
WASHINGTON - Union officials said there were no talks Wednesday between them and Asarco, as a strike against the copper mining, smelting and refining company by about 1,775 workers in Arizona and Texas entered its third day.