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Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Ruth Needleman, of Gary, protests potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Monday outside U.S. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville.

December 10, 2012 5:49 pm
Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Ruth Needleman, left, of Gary, Pat Lane, center, of Chesterton, and AFL-CIO organizer Becky Smith, protest potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Monday outside U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville. The protest was organized by the Indiana AFL-CIO.

December 10, 2012 5:49 pm
Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Ruth Needleman, of Gary, protests potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Monday outside U.S. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville. The protest was organized by the Indiana AFL-CIO. "I am totally dependent on Medicare and it is totally inadequate," Needleman said.

December 10, 2012 5:49 pm
Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Groups hope to draw attention to fiscal cliff debate

Chick Pullman, center, of Gary, and others protest potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid outside U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville on Monday.

December 10, 2012 5:49 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate John Gregg poses for a photo with supporters Thursday during a campaign stop at the United Steelworkers hall in Gary.

July 26, 2012 5:47 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

George Malis, right, and wife Phyllis Malis, of Hebron, pose for a photograph with gubernatorial candidate John Gregg during his campaign stop Thursday at the United Steelworkers hall in Gary.

July 26, 2012 5:47 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

George Malis, of Hebron, wears a blue mustache he made out of a bumper sticker Thursday during gubernatorial candidate John Gregg's campaign stop at the United Steelworkers hall in Gary.

July 26, 2012 5:47 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate John Gregg signs were on display Thursday during his campaign stop in Gary.

July 26, 2012 5:47 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate John Gregg talks with residents Thursday during a campaign stop at the United Steelworkers hall in Gary. Gregg is on a three-day swing that will take him to Gary, Merrillville and Crown Point today.

July 26, 2012 5:47 pm
Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate Gregg touts business experience on 3-day NWI swing

Gubernatorial candidate John Gregg talks with supporters Thursday during a campaign stop at the United Steelworkers hall in Gary.

July 26, 2012 5:47 pm
USW AT 70: A union in transition

USW AT 70: A union in transition

In its 70 years of existence, the United Steelworkers union has battled through economic collapses, social struggles and internal political bickering.

May 19, 2012 2:30 pm Photos

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Labor, civil rights activist with local ties dead at 76

Labor, civil rights activist with local ties dead at 76

Leon Lynch, a longtime union labor activist who started his career as a steelworker in East Chicago and was the first African-American to hold a senior-level position in a U.S. labor union, died Friday. He was 76 and died in Memphis, Tenn.

May 08, 2012 3:00 pm
VIDEO: AFL-CIO president speaks to leaders

VIDEO: AFL-CIO president speaks to leaders

Community union leaders gathered for an award dinner and to hear AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka speak about Indiana's labor situation.

January 31, 2012 11:18 pm
Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

HIGHLAND | AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said he has seen the front lines of Indiana's fight against right-to-work since 1995.

January 31, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, addresses the crowd Tuesday at the 37th annual Community Labor Awards Reception at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland.

January 31, 2012 7:15 pm
Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

Featured guest speaker and national AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, right, talks Tuesday with President of United Steelworkers 12775 Jim Blythe at the 37th annual Community Labor Awards Reception at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland.

January 31, 2012 7:15 pm
Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

Pols supporting RTW will pay, labor leader says

Featured guest speaker and national AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, center, says the Pledge of Allegiance on Tuesday at the 37th annual Community Labor Awards Reception at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland.

January 31, 2012 7:15 pm

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January 29, 2012 12:00 am

AFL-CIO head visiting region for labor event

HIGHLAND | The president of the one of the nation's largest labor groups is expected to visit the region Jan. 31 for an event the Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor is hosting.

January 10, 2012 12:00 am

United Steelworkers endorse Gregg for governor of Indiana

The United Steelworkers, District 7, which includes Indiana and Illinois, on Thursday endorsed John Gregg for governor of Indiana. Gregg has announced his candidacy as a Democratic candidate.

August 25, 2011 6:00 pm
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