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Northwest Indiana Federation Of Labor

Union supporters recognized for their contributions

Union supporters recognized for their contributions

HIGHLAND | The Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor 39th annual Labor and Community Awards reception Thursday at Wicker Memorial Park recognized outstanding achievements in labor while providing political education and awareness to the community.

April 24, 2014 7:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions protect all working people

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions protect all working people

Labor Day means many things to many people, the unofficial last day of summer, an odd day off before school really kicks in. A day to sleep in and maybe to grill out with friend and family. Yes, it is a great day to do all of those things, but in reality, the day represents so much more.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

Unions weigh in on Obamacare

Editor's note: This story is part of an occasional series that looks at how the Affordable Care Act affects the region.

August 24, 2013 9:00 am

Postal worker, municipal employee rescue elderly woman

CROWN POINT | A postal worker and a Crown Point Public Works employee came to the rescue of an elderly woman who had fallen and injured herself Wednesday morning.

May 15, 2013 6:15 pm

Labor group honors contributions to community

The Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor recently honored key people during its 38th annual Community Labor Awards reception.

March 20, 2013 12:45 pm

NWI Federation names Community Labor Award winners

HIGHLAND | The Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor presented eight awards Wednesday at its 37th annual Community Labor Awards reception at Wicker Memorial Park.

February 01, 2012 12:00 pm

AFL-CIO head visiting region for labor event

HIGHLAND | The president of the one of the nation's largest labor groups is expected to visit the region Jan. 31 for an event the Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor is hosting.

January 10, 2012 12:00 am

Right-to-work battle begins again Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Northwest Indiana union workers will be at the Statehouse on Tuesday hoping to speak with state lawmakers as they convene for the ceremonial first day of the legislative session, known as Organization Day.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am

Portage City Council votes to support teachers, unions

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday approved resolutions supporting teachers and unions, and opposing proposed legislation council members believe will harm both.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am
Labor honors Lake, Porter United Ways for 2008 flood relief

Labor honors Lake, Porter United Ways for 2008 flood relief

HIGHLAND | Lake Area United Way and United Way of Porter County were recognized recently by the Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor for decisively responding to the disastrous 2008 floods and  securing $15.7 million that helped create and fund the Lakeshore Area Regional Recovery of Indiana.

January 17, 2011 12:00 am
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