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Hilda Solis

GUEST COMMENTARY: This Labor Day, celebrate the American worker

GUEST COMMENTARY: This Labor Day, celebrate the American worker

For many in Indiana and across the country, Labor Day symbolizes the end of summer, back-to-school sales and a fun three-day weekend. But it’s more than that for me.

September 03, 2012 12:00 am
Labor market needs youth employment, workforce development

Labor market needs youth employment, workforce development

GARY | A Chicago-based U.S. Department of Labor representative praised Northwest Indiana work force development efforts and offered suggestions on how businesses can continue to support the labor market.

August 13, 2012 6:00 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Old McDonald's farm too dangerous? E-I-E-I-OW!

PHIL WIELAND: Old McDonald's farm too dangerous? E-I-E-I-OW!

The U.S. Labor Department plans to eliminate my old job as too dangerous. If I had known that, I never would have gotten that real estate license.

March 30, 2012 12:00 am
Hilda L. Solis

Hilda L. Solis

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis

November 11, 2011 12:00 am
Hilda Solis

Hilda Solis

Hilda Solis is the U.S. secretary of labor.

September 05, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: The reality behind the numbers

GUEST COMMENTARY: The reality behind the numbers

To me, the unemployment rate is more than just a statistic; it's Hoosiers who are struggling to find good jobs in promising industries. They are fighting hard to get back to work.  

September 05, 2011 12:00 am

Labor Department: Unemployment benefits boost economic activity

Economic activity increases by $2 for every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, according to a study the U.S. Department of Labor released Tuesday. 

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
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