PORTAGE | Portage firefighters ratified their new contract this week with a vote of 36 to 3.
Labor Day means many things to many people, the unofficial last day of summer, an odd day off before school really kicks in. A day to sleep in and maybe to grill out with friend and family. Yes, it is a great day to do all of those things, but in reality, the day represents so much more.
Organizational survival requires changing with the times. Unions in America have reached that stage – forced to transform to try to halt a steadily declining membership base and to more effectively serve their customers. It’s up to them to make their membership attractive and valuable to its…
United States Steel Corp. said Friday its United Steelworkers-represented employees have ratified new three-year collective bargaining agreements.
Concerns about how Indiana's right-to-work law will apply to new labor agreement provisions has grounded talks between a Merrillville union and a group of local roofing contractors.
Contract talks are warming up along with summer temperatures involving the United Steelworkers and representatives from ArcelorMittal USA and United States Steel Corp.
After more than a month of failed talks, a Merrillville-based roofers' union and a group of roofing contractors have yet to resolve their differences in efforts to reach a new labor agreement.
EAST CHICAGO | While most members of a local roofing union are on strike, area roofing contractors said Thursday they're using an all-hands-on-deck approach to help a Hammond-based firm finish one of its important projects.
PORTAGE | The City Council last week passed an ordinance 5-2 amending collective bargaining procedures after an evening of heated debate.
In Chicago, teachers are poised to go on strike over a pay metric they think is unfair, longer school days they’d rather not work, and class sizes they consider unreasonable.
In its 70 years of existence, the United Steelworkers union has battled through economic collapses, social struggles and internal political bickering.
Opinions vary among labor leaders and attorneys on the impact a right-to-work law will have on Northwest Indiana unions. A few are convinced unions will remain active parts of Hoosier workplaces.
Opinions vary among labor leaders and attorneys on the impact a right-to-work law will have on Northwest Indiana unions.
Negotiators from the United Steelworkers and the lead company bargaining on behalf of oil refiners reached a tentative agreement Tuesday on a new three-year labor contract.
MERRILLVILLE | A collective bargaining agreement for Merrillville police may be progressing.
INDIANAPOLIS | Facts, figures and opinions abounded Tuesday as a legislative committee took testimony on whether a "right-to-work" law would lure businesses to Indiana or reduce the incomes of Hoosiers.
Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 "overwhelmingly" ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement Sunday with two Northwest Indiana contractors groups, a union official said.
Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 "overwhelmingly" ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement Sunday with two NWI contractors groups, a union official said.
While several local teachers unions have settled their contracts, many are learning they have only until June 30 to get a new agreement before Senate Bill 575 takes effect.
INDIANAPOLIS | Collective bargaining for all school employees would be limited to only wages and benefits under legislation approved 52-40 by the Republican-controlled Indiana House Friday.
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