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.
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CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A two-month picket by Teamsters members of the Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District will come to an end this week.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The procedures the Indiana Department of Labor will follow to investigate complaints under the state's right-to-work law take effect Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The chants were louder and the mood more jubilant among thousands of protesters Wednesday at the Statehouse.
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.
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…
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