2013-06-30T00:00:00Z STORY OF THE WEEK
June 30, 2013 12:00 am

Governors pitch Illiana Expressway to investors

ROSEMONT, Ill. | Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday erased any doubt as to where he stands on the proposed Illiana Expressway when he spoke in front of hundreds of investment bankers at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Summer vacations may equal more work for those still at the office

Summer may be the peak vacation period, yet business and industry still must go on despite having employees at the beach rather than on the job.

Students get up-close look at medical careers

Local high school students received an up-close look at jobs in the medical field Friday during a health career fair hosted by Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City, in conjunction with the Explorer Boy Scouts Group of America.

U.S. lead coke producer to buy Lakeshore Coal Handling

EAST CHICAGO | SunCoke Energy Partners L.P. has announced it intends to acquire Lakeshore Coal Handling Corp., basically bringing its employees and work in house.

Fast forward 50 years

Nearly 50 years after the tumultuous civil rights movement gave way to passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, Joseph Ferrallo, Diversity and Inclusion Chair, Northwest Indiana Society for Human Resource Management poses the question, “Are we ready to embrace diverse workers in our workforce?”

Job seekers flock to Times job fair

Officials from more than 30 companies took part in the symposium, which included a presentation on how to engage different generations of employees at the workplace and a panel discussion on diversity-related issues, such as the inclusion of more woman and minorities in top management positions and respect for cultural differences.

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: TechPoint targets 100 startup launches

The state's technology initiative hopes to help launch 100 startups through an event next month. TechPoint Chief Executive Officer Mike Langellier says the Entrepreneur Bootcamp will include workshops run by startup experts and a pitch competition for thousands of dollars in investment and services.

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