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Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000

CHICAGO | Amazon Inc. has chosen Illinois for future facilities expected to create 1,000 jobs by 2017.

October 28, 2014 11:15 am
BP Whiting Refinery hiring 50 full-time operators

BP Whiting Refinery hiring 50 full-time operators

WHITING | BP is going on a hiring surge at its Whiting Refinery as it looks to replace aging workers.

October 23, 2014 12:00 am
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People wait in line to enter the 2014 Northwest Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair at the Genesis Center in Gary last July.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong U.S. hiring

WASHINGTON | U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.

October 20, 2014 5:03 pm
State revenue misses target three months in a row

State revenue misses target three months in a row

INDIANAPOLIS | State tax revenue in September failed to meet expectations for the third month in a row, the first time that's happened since Gov. Mike Pence took office in 2013.

October 10, 2014 4:30 pm Related
Vets, others seek opportunities at LaPorte job fair

Vets, others seek opportunities at LaPorte job fair

Michael Petitto, a Hobart High School graduate and veteran, walked away from a Work One job fair Wednesday encouraged about finding a good paying job.

October 08, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Pence taking state's economic development message to Canada

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will travel to Toronto on Wednesday for an international trade mission promoting the state's ties to Canada and encouraging Canadian companies to locate U.S. operations in Indiana.

October 07, 2014 12:30 pm

Emanuel pushes ban on asking about criminal record

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to expand a state law that prevents employers from asking job seekers about their criminal records before offering them an interview.

September 30, 2014 8:33 am

Ivy Tech receives $2.5 mil federal grant for new computing school

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is launching a new School of Computing and Informatics this fall with the help of a $2.5 million grant aimed at providing training for in-demand jobs.

September 29, 2014 6:45 pm
Tax cuts, land-based gaming top casino wish lists

Tax cuts, land-based gaming top casino wish lists

INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of Hoosier lawmakers seeking strategies to stem the state's gaming tax revenue decline and preserve 13,000 casino jobs listened closely late last week as Indiana casino operators shared their ideas.

September 28, 2014 10:45 pm Related
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September 14, 2014 12:00 am
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Offering perspective on today's issues

September 13, 2014 12:00 am
Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts under the 2016-17 Indiana budget now being crafted by Gov. Mike Pence.

August 31, 2014 9:30 pm

Company develoment plans bring promise of new jobs

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville has several key economic development projects in the wings.

August 30, 2014 6:19 pm

Quinn camp says no patronage in hiring of former campaign chair

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign says the 2013 hiring of an $80,000 per year policy analyst at the state's transportation agency had nothing to do with politics.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

WASHINGTON | A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion.

August 01, 2014 5:00 pm
Thousands descend on Gary job fair

Thousands descend on Gary job fair

People wait in line to enter the 2014 Northwest Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair at the Genesis Center in Gary.

July 10, 2014 5:44 pm
Thousands descend on Gary job fair

Thousands descend on Gary job fair

People wait in line to enter the 2014 Northwest Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair at the Genesis Center in Gary.

July 10, 2014 5:44 pm
Thousands descend on Gary job fair

Thousands descend on Gary job fair

People wait in line to enter the 2014 Northwest Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair at the Genesis Center in Gary.

July 10, 2014 5:44 pm
Thousands descend on Gary job fair

Thousands descend on Gary job fair

People wait in line to enter the 2014 Northwest Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair at the Genesis Center in Gary.

July 10, 2014 5:44 pm
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