Now that we have witnessed the 2014 round of commemorations proclaiming America and Northwest Indiana firmly on the road to Martin Luther King's dream, those who want to make the dream real must pursue his true activism.
HAMMOND | Purdue Calumet was not one of the more than 70 college, government and business partners that helped Chicago land a $320 million digital manufacturing research hub, but it has been involved in similar pursuits and could collaborate on workforce training needed for next-generation m…
Hoosiers might be surprised to learn that in 2012, the 112th Congress agreed on at least one thing; The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 – which included provisions to expand work-sharing policies in the U.S.
HAMMOND | Warehouse workers who protested having to work in bitter subzero cold say the company has since fired, disciplined, suspended and threatened them.
Have you ever visited Tomorrowland? It was one of the original park attractions when Disneyland opened in 1955. Walt Disney described it as a place to view “wondrous ideas ... a step into the future with predictions of constructed things to come.”
The economy is recovering, but the wealth that has been generated is not being shared widely, a local labor leader said.
HAMMOND | Warehouse workers marched through a local Walmart Supercenter on Tuesday to protest frigid working conditions.
Indiana's unemployment fell 0.4 percentage points in December to 6.9 percent, the lowest it has been in 62 months.
GARY | The nation's highest court has ruled Northwest Indiana steelworkers should not get back pay for the time they spent putting on hard hats and other protective gear before clocking in, or taking it off at the end of the shift.
Small businesses are hiring, and employment at smaller firms grew in Illinois and Indiana last month.
Michigan City is providing $100,000 in funding for efforts to lure new businesses and bring more jobs.
MUNSTER | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., blasted the state for its failure to maintain Cline Avenue, calling it inconceivable, shameful and a disgrace.
MUNSTER | Creating jobs, reducing the deficit and bringing troops home from Afghanistan rank among U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's top goals for the year.
The new year has brought minimum wage raises in 13 states to as high as $9.32 an hour. However, the question still remains for the rest of us: Is $7.25 enough to live on?
Northwest Indiana grew at a slower pace than the state and nation last year, partly because of the heavy concentration in manufacturing.
Economic growth slowed in Northwest Indiana in the fall, but remained consistent.
PORTAGE | The Utility Service Board on Wednesday approved the labor contract with Operating Engineers Local 150.
The number of manufacturing jobs nationally recently surpassed 12 million for the first time since May 2009.
A local law firm earned national recognition for helping injured employees get worker's compensation.
VALPARAISO | A workforce training event for middle school and high school counselors and teachers set for Wednesday has been canceled due to weather conditions and closure schedules in the region.
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