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RICH JAMES: Right-to-work fight buoys Democrats

RICH JAMES: Right-to-work fight buoys Democrats

There are those who say the Indiana right-to-work law would be better named the right-to-work-for-less law.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Co. judge strikes down Indiana right-to-work

INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012.

July 23, 2014 7:19 pm
Operating Engineers Local 150 on strike against Superior

Operating Engineers Local 150 on strike against Superior

MERRILLVILLE | The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 is now officially on strike against Superior Construction Co. Inc. at several of its job sites, confirmed David Fagan, financial secretary for Local 150, on Thursday.

May 29, 2014 2:35 pm

Police investigating allegations against street department employees

PORTAGE | Five Portage street department employees were suspended with pay Thursday pending a police investigation.

August 15, 2013 3:43 pm
Operating engineers halt all work under expired contracts

Operating engineers halt all work under expired contracts

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 said Wednesday it is ceasing all work being done under expired agreements from three contractors groups. The strike began Thursday following a breakdown in contract negotiations.

June 15, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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Strike's ripple effect growing

Strike's ripple effect growing

In what is normally the busiest time of the construction season, many region job sites are void of work crews or have reduced activity because of the local operating engineers strike.

June 14, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Strike expands for operating engineers

A union representing Northwest Indiana operating engineers is expanding its strike to include local asphalt plants, following stalled contract negotiations with contractors groups.

June 13, 2011 6:30 pm
Operating engineers on strike against contractors group

Operating engineers on strike against contractors group

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 members went on strike Thursday against a group of employers working on building projects in Northwest Indiana.

June 09, 2011 12:45 pm

Unions stand behind donations to GOP

As unions loudly express outrage over a Republican-sponsored and now-dead right-to-work bill in Indianapolis, they are standing behind their large donations to state Republican causes.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am

Polish ship docks at NWI port on maiden voyage to Great Lakes

PORTAGE | The new Polish vessel "Miedwie" arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor Wednesday on its first trip into the Great Lakes.

September 08, 2010 6:00 pm
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