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Supreme Court may consolidate Lake right-to-work cases

Supreme Court may consolidate Lake right-to-work cases

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller's appeals of two Lake County judicial rulings finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional appear likely to be consolidated before the cases are heard by the Indiana Supreme Court.

August 25, 2014 7:00 pm Related
Pence: 'Indiana is a right-to-work state'

Pence: 'Indiana is a right-to-work state'

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Labor no longer is enforcing the state's right-to-work law that two Lake County judges ruled unconstitutional, but Gov. Mike Pence believes it's only a matter of time before the labor law is back on the books.

August 22, 2014 6:00 pm Related
State asks Lake judge to stay ruling in right-to-work case

State asks Lake judge to stay ruling in right-to-work case

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras appears unlikely to grant Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras delay his decision finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional until the Indiana Supreme Court weighs in.

July 24, 2014 9:00 pm Related

ArcelorMittal fined $7,000 for fatal accident

EAST CHICAGO | Railings or an attendant outside a sinkhole could have prevented a fatal accident at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, a state investigation found.

July 07, 2014 9:30 am

Eight region businesses fined for safety violations

So far this year, the state has fined eight Northwest Indiana businesses for safety violations, a fourfold increase over 2012.

December 05, 2013 4:00 pm

Workplace injuries and illnesses drop to historic low

Injuries and illnesses suffered at Indiana workplaces fell by 7 percent last year, marking the first time the rate has declined since 2009.

November 07, 2013 5:37 pm
Worker deaths in Indiana sink to historic low

Worker deaths in Indiana sink to historic low

Indiana workplaces have gotten safer, with the fewest fatalities on record last year, but state officials would still like to lower the number of fatal vehicle crashes.

August 22, 2013 1:00 pm

Ind. nonfatal workplace injuries flat in 2011

Despite an uptick in the rate workers in the agricultural and health care sectors got sick or hurt on the job last year, the Indiana Department of Labor said Thursday the average for all industries around the state was flat from 2010.

October 25, 2012 12:45 pm
Rules for right-to-work complaints set to take effect

Rules for right-to-work complaints set to take effect

INDIANAPOLIS | The procedures the Indiana Department of Labor will follow to investigate complaints under the state's right-to-work law take effect Wednesday.

September 11, 2012 2:30 pm Related
Rules for right-to-work complaints

Rules for right-to-work complaints

September 11, 2012 1:54 pm

Three injured in BP Whiting Refinery flash fire

WHITING | Officials at the BP Whiting Refinery are leading an investigation to figure out the root cause of a "brief flash fire" that sent three contract workers to the hospital Tuesday night.

August 15, 2012 3:30 pm
Union leaders object to right-to-work rules

Union leaders object to right-to-work rules

INDIANAPOLIS | The setting for Indiana's right-to-work battle shifted from the marble-walled Statehouse to a dull, gray conference room Tuesday, but the passionate opposition of Hoosier labor leaders was not diminished as they objected to rules needed to implement the state's right-to-work law.

July 10, 2012 1:30 pm Related
Proposed right-to-work rules

Proposed right-to-work rules

July 10, 2012 11:58 am
Labor officials setting up RTW complaint rules

Labor officials setting up RTW complaint rules

The Indiana Department of Labor has adopted preliminary rules establishing the procedure for handling alleged violations of the state's new right-to-work law.

March 23, 2012 10:30 am Related

Burns Harbor steam accident spurs changes

Three months after Gabe Rocha, of Portage, was badly burned in an accident at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, the company and union said changes have been made at the steel mill to prevent similar tragedies.

January 26, 2012 3:00 pm

Walsh & Kelly hit with $5K IOSHA fine

Contractor Walsh & Kelly Inc. has paid a $5,000 fine to settle concerns from the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a workplace accident in Valparaiso that left a worker dead.

December 27, 2011 7:00 pm

Ind. workplace injury rates stagnant with employment drop

Indiana's workplace injury and illness rate remained the same in 2010 compared to 2009, although the Hoosier state had about 89,800 fewer workers last year.

October 20, 2011 4:55 pm

Gary painting contractor agrees to IOSHA fines after worker dies

Gary-based N.A. Logan Inc. has agreed to pay $3,900 to Indiana's workplace safety regulator to settle a case involving an employee's death.

July 21, 2011 5:00 pm

Notre Dame, state reach settlement in student's death

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Labor on Friday announced a settlement agreement with the University of Notre Dame in the death of student employee Declan Sullivan.

July 01, 2011 7:46 am
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