LAPORTE | An iron foundry that has been a major employer in LaPorte since 1934 and made some of the largest metal castings in the United States is expected to close next month, putting more than 120 employees out of work.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A Joliet-based company that provides school-bus services plans to lay off 330 employees by the end of June.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Chancellor Thomas Keon announced Thursday that 12 faculty would take a retirement incentive package, seven would be laid off and the review process will continue with more cuts expected.
HAMMOND | Another round of cuts may be implemented at Purdue University Calumet as the regional campus tries to stave off a multimillion-dollar deficit. The cuts could include faculty and staff.
CHICAGO | Chicago Public Schools and city leaders say the state's failure to enact pension reform is to blame for the district laying off more than 2,100 employees — a cut that one legislator described Friday as "more dramatic than anything the state has seen" during its long-festering, near…
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's minimum wage will remain at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour after the Republican-controlled House voted on party lines Monday to reject a proposal increasing the state's minimum hourly wage by one dollar.
HAMMOND | Layoffs at Amsted Rail are occurring later and may affect fewer employees than originally projected.
INDIANAPOLIS | A union representing some of the 80 workers laid off last month by Gary's Majestic Star casinos wants the Indiana Gaming Commission to stop casino companies from cutting jobs.
HAMMOND | Layoffs have hit the First Baptist Church of Hammond with a quarter of the church's staff estimated to be let go, a church spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Google Inc.'s plan to cut more than 700 jobs at Motorola Mobility's operations in Illinois means the company will lose the tax credits it receives from the state, and experts say it underscores just how little the kind of perks that big companies often insist they need real…
SPRINGFIELD | The number of employees being laid off by Illinois companies dropped sharply in July, according to new state figures.
HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond could lay off as many as 60 teachers.
It's the latest display of the breadth and strength of the economic recovery. The country has put together the most impressive three months of job growth since before the Great Recession.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn says he's reached a deal to keep seven state facilities he'd planned to close open through the fiscal year.
HIGHLAND | The School Town of Highland board signed off on a contract extension for teachers Thursday evening after the union gave its stamp of approval Wednesday.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville leaders expressed concern Tuesday the city of Gary's plans to lay off dozens of firefighters would force the Ross Township Fire Service to shoulder more of a burden.
CROWN POINT | Martine "Marti" Vagenas said Tuesday she is looking forward to her last day as a chief administrator in Lake Superior Courtroom 2 with resignation.
SAUK VILLAGE | The Village Board voted to lay off nine union employees in accordance with the respective collective bargaining agreements with three different unions.
SAUK VILLAGE | At tonight's regular board meeting, Village President Lewis Towers says he'll present a proposal to the board to cut 10 to 15 municipal employees, excluding police and fire personnel.
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