SPRINGFIELD | Some of the largest public labor unions in Illinois filed a long-awaited lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's new pension reform law, a move that could delay implementation of the landmark measure and have major ramifications in upcoming elections.
The polls are in on the massive inflatable rats visible last week from a construction site on Broadway in Crown Point.
CROWN POINT | Attorneys representing local steel union officials told Lake Circuit Judge George Paras on Tuesday that Indiana's right-to-work law is in conflict with the Indiana Constitution and should be struck down.
Supermarket operator Jewel-Osco plans to close its Michigan city store in early October and shed 121 workers, according to a notice filed with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
A local roofers union and a group of local contractors have reached a tentative contract agreement to resolve a strike that began June 1.
CHICAGO | When striking union members who worked at the Republic Steel plant tried to picket near the plant gates 75 years ago, Chicago police used force to drive them back, sending more than 100 to the hospital and 10 to the morgue.
In its 70 years of existence, the United Steelworkers union has battled through economic collapses, social struggles and internal political bickering.
Family and friends of former labor leader and civil rights activist Leon Lynch will hold a reception in his honor Saturday in Merrillville.
PORTAGE | While Curtis Stout did contract work for steel mills in the 1990s, his father James often bragged to friends and co-workers that "my boy was keeping the plant from shutting down."
GARY | Approximately 500 people packed the Teamsters Local 142 building Sunday for a rally against Indiana's proposed right-to-work law.
The venue for the battle may change, but Ironworkers Local 395 Business Manager Mike Summers said he's not planning to stop fighting for workers' rights and labor unions.
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