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LABOR: Workers missing out on economic gains

LABOR: Workers missing out on economic gains

The economy is recovering, but the wealth that has been generated is not being shared widely, a local labor leader said.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
LABOR: Joblessness remains too high

LABOR: Joblessness remains too high

Too many people are still out of work, a local labor leader said.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Steelworkers' names corrected

Mike Millsap was misidentified in a story that appeared in some editions on Friday. Millsap is a United Steelworkers District 7 subdirector. Jim Robinson is USW District 7 director.

September 30, 2013 8:54 am
LABOR: Work steady, but unemployment rate stagnant

LABOR: Work steady, but unemployment rate stagnant

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.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Pay attention to many pay disparities

DOUG ROSS: Pay attention to many pay disparities

When USW District 7 Director Jim Robinson railed about pay disparities last month, he was talking about the private sector. If he thinks that system is broken, he should see what's happening in the public sector.

February 08, 2013 12:00 am
USW AT 70: A union in transition

USW AT 70: A union in transition

In its 70 years of existence, the United Steelworkers union has battled through economic collapses, social struggles and internal political bickering.

May 19, 2012 2:30 pm Photos

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Elections bring 3 new presidents to local steelworkers' halls

At least three United Steelworkers union locals representing steel industry workers in Northwest Indiana will have new leadership starting a three-year term this month.

May 12, 2012 9:30 pm

Democrats end boycott, report to Indiana House floor

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democrats have ended their three-day boycott of Indiana House sessions. Democrats were present on the House floor at 12:30 p.m. region time Monday and answered the attendance roll call for the first time since the 2012 legislative session began.

January 09, 2012 5:30 pm

Right-to-work battle begins again Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Northwest Indiana union workers will be at the Statehouse on Tuesday hoping to speak with state lawmakers as they convene for the ceremonial first day of the legislative session, known as Organization Day.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am
Labor sector in the last three months/next three months

Labor sector in the last three months/next three months

Labor sector in the last three months/next three months

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
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