Canadian Labor Regulations Changing the Field for Suppliers

Labor laws in Canada are undergoing some change, namely with regards to the minimum wage, union certification process, and how temporary workers are treated. The “Changing Workplace Review” is proposing that the minimum wage should increase to C$15 an hour (roughly $11 in the US), changing the voting process for union certification (total number of […]

Finnish Company Nokian Tyres Set To Expand

Finnish tire producer Nokian Tyres stated on Wednesday that they have plans to open a new plant in the United States located in Dayton, Tennessee. Construction is due to start in 2018 and production is expected to start in 2020 with an estimated capacity to produce 4 million tires a year. CEO Andrei Pantioukhov stated […]

Emissions Conversation Continues in Germany

In September of 2015, Volkswagen disclosed that they had been intentionally cheating on diesel emissions tests for at least six years by installing secret software in 580,000 U.S. vehicles. During this time, Volkswagen was putting cars on the road that emitted up to 40 times the legally allowed diesel pollution levels. Earlier this year, they […]