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Union supporters recognized for their contributions

Union supporters recognized for their contributions

Dan Murchek, president of the Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor, presents the George Meany Award to Tim Murray, of Ceramic Tile & Terrazzo Local 21, on Thursday during the federation's awards reception at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland.

April 24, 2014 7:02 pm
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February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Striking Thorn Creek Basin workers to return Friday

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A two-month picket by Teamsters members of the Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District will come to an end this week.

April 24, 2013 4:35 pm

Gary woman faces federal embezzlement, theft charge

HAMMOND | A Gary woman is accused in Hammond federal court of embezzling an undisclosed amount of funds from a region labor union, a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday shows.

February 12, 2013 8:30 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

Construction groups name standout projects, companies

HOBART | Executives and employees of the region's construction contracting and engineering firms gathered Thursday to honor the industry's top performers in safety and project excellence.

May 10, 2012 9:30 pm

Refinery, pipeline workers ratify new agreement

Members of United Steelworkers Local 7-1 ratified a new three-year agreement earlier this month, according to an official from the union's district office.

February 23, 2012 5:00 pm
Unions to continue protests after House adjourns without Dems

Unions to continue protests after House adjourns without Dems

INDIANAPOLIS | It appears the battle will continue next week. After House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, adjourned the session until Monday, labor supporters on Thursday cheered the actions of House Democrats and said they were committed to continuing protests at the Statehouse.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am Photos



Hobart mayor says GOP leader willing to talk

INDIANAPOLIS | Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor said he had a "constructive dialogue" with Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma on Thursday and plans to return to the Statehouse to talk with him about bills affecting labor, education and taxation.

February 24, 2011 3:45 pm

Protests upbeat as labor groups crowd Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The chants were louder and the mood more jubilant among thousands of protesters Wednesday at the Statehouse.

February 23, 2011 5:00 pm

Labor groups support Dems' action

INDIANAPOLIS | Members of the labor groups from around the state cheered Indiana House Democrats for not showing up to work Tuesday to vote on the right-to-work bill to keep it from being brought to the floor for a vote.

February 22, 2011 3:30 pm

Chamber business union is against employee democracy

I read with interest Kevin Brinegar's attack on labor union security clauses he labels "right to work." Keep in mind Kevin is president of a union of Indiana corporations and businesses, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. In his mind his union, which pushes for easy profits for his corporate m…

February 10, 2011 12:00 am
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