NISSAN expands its commitment to Mississippi’s HBCUs

April 20, 2017 in News

By Othor Cain Editor Since 2003 Nissan has invested more than $1M to area black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Mississippi. Wednesday, that figure increased by $250,000 with a check […]

The Latest: Nissan denies breaking labor laws in Mississippi

April 11, 2017 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on charges that Nissan violated federal labor law at its Mississippi assembly plant (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. disputes federal claims […]

Nissan and 100 Black Men partner to send teens to Nashville

March 9, 2017 in Business

The Mississippi Link Newswire NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Partnering with 100 Black Men of America, Nissan North America hosted its fourth annual Resume Challenge for African-American high school juniors and seniors […]

Nissan faces safety fine in Mississippi as union rally looms

March 3, 2017 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal workplace safety agency wants to fine Nissan Motor Co. more than $21,000, saying the company’s Mississippi plant should have better trained a maintenance worker […]

Bernie Sanders coming to Miss. for march against Nissan

February 8, 2017 in Business, News

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and actor Danny Glover are coming to Mississippi to help bring attention to what organizers call poor working conditions at Nissan’s manufacturing […]

March Against Fear events inspire, educate

June 30, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Area events commemorating the 1966 March Against Fear last week served as tools of inspiration and education for the hundreds who attended. The activities celebrated […]

Nissan donates $250K to six HBCUs in state

April 7, 2016 in Business, Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote science, technology engineering and mathematics initiatives at each school […]

Nissan charged with violating labor laws at Mississippi plant

December 7, 2015 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board is charging Nissan Motor Co. and a contract worker agency with violating workers’ rights at the company’s Mississippi plant. Filed Monday, […]