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Too many people are still out of work, a local labor leader said.
MERRILLVILLE | Towne Centre Health Care's skilled nursing facility is closing in November, cutting all 121 jobs at the center, the parent company told the state this week.
Factory jobs still pay well, and have been offering new hires healthier paychecks than they could fetch in other professions.
Work remains steady at Northwest Indiana’s major manufacturers, but a local union leader said the number of job would increase if there were more construction projects and infrastructure spending.
Indiana received a $2.3 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to retrain laid-off workers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers out of work for more than 26 weeks and collecting unemployment will see their weekly benefit payments shrink 10.7 percent starting April 8.
INDIANAPOLIS | State officials have canceled a plan to suspend unemployment payments for more than 32,000 out-of-work Hoosiers that was prompted by automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester.
State workforce development departments around the country are urging people to prepare for the sunset of a law that provided extended federal unemployment insurance benefits to people separated from their jobs.
This Thanksgiving, as we stuff first the turkey or stovetop and then ourselves, we must recognize that thousands in Northwest Indiana don't have enough to eat.
INDIANAPOLIS | Extended unemployment benefits will end 10 weeks earlier for out-of-work Hoosiers who seek assistance starting Sunday.
GARY | Illinois Central School Bus LLC could layoff between 80 and 85 employees in Gary as a result of a reduction of routes serving the Gary Community School Corp., a company representative said Monday.
An aluminum extrusion products manufacturer is shuttering its only Newton County operation later this year.
ST. JOHN | Sears Holdings Corp. is planning to close a Kmart store, 9550 Wicker Ave., St. John, on April 8.
PORTAGE | Sears Holdings Corp. is planning to close a Kmart Super Center at 6050 U.S. 6 on April 8.
Indiana's unemployment rate has risen for the fifth-straight month, increasing to 9 percent for October.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's unemployment rate has risen for the fifth-straight month, increasing to 9 percent for October.
A LaPorte County operator of an Arby's restaurant in Westville is shutting down the franchise in late December, according to a notice filed with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
Indiana's unemployment rate continued its recent upward trend by increasing to 8.9 percent for September-but jobless rates dipped in each of Northwest Indiana's seven counties.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's unemployment rate has continued its recent upward trend by increasing to 8.9 percent for September.
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