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Right To Work

Right to work means you're helping GOP

Those of you basking in your newfound freedom of right to work, do you fully appreciate all that you've gained?

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Pence stands by right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatible with the Indiana Constitution.

July 25, 2014 4:52 pm Photos

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Lake Co. judge strikes down Indiana right-to-work

INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012.

July 23, 2014 7:19 pm

Right to Work not behind economic growth

Mark Mix cleverly implies that the Right to Work law has led to the economic boom in Indiana.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Fighting unions' ability to negotiate wages is evil

It almost makes you cry when you hear the battle cry, "right to work," from the right.

July 01, 2014 12:00 am

Dems hope party's inclusiveness appeals to Hoosier voters

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Democrats are optimistic they will add to their legislative delegation and win control of the three state offices on the November ballot by promoting themselves as the political party for all Hoosiers.

May 31, 2014 7:06 pm

Chamber doesn't use same right-to-work principle

Lake Superior Court Judge John Sedia's recent ruling, that Indiana's right-to-work law is an unconstitutional effort to force labor unions to provide services without just compensation, reminded me of a telephone conversation I had with a person at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce last year.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am
Zoeller asks Supreme Court to review Lake right-to-work decision

Zoeller asks Supreme Court to review Lake right-to-work decision

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed documents with the Indiana Supreme Court Thursday appealing a Sept. 5 Lake County judge's ruling that the state's right-to-work law is unconstitutional.

September 12, 2013 12:05 pm Related
Pelath pessimistic judge's right-to-work ruling will be upheld

Pelath pessimistic judge's right-to-work ruling will be upheld

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, believes the Indiana Supreme Court likely will overturn a Lake County judge's finding that Indiana's right-to-work law is unconstitutional, and he wants the General Assembly to repeal the law.

September 10, 2013 11:20 am Related
What does future hold for labor unions?

What does future hold for labor unions?

Union protestors march outside the Statehouse in Indianapolis on Feb. 24, 2011, to oppose right-to-work legislation. Now that Indiana is a right-to-work state, what does that mean for unions?

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Opposing gay marriage hurts pro-business reputation

RICH JAMES: Opposing gay marriage hurts pro-business reputation

Remember former Gov. Mitch Daniels and the Republican majority in the House and Senate talking about how making Indiana a right-to-work state would have employers pouring across the state line?

August 25, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana Supreme Court OKs walkout fines for House Democrats

Indiana Supreme Court OKs walkout fines for House Democrats

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by House Democrats to rescind more than $100,000 in fines withheld from their paychecks by the Republican majority for shutting down legislative business to block a right-to-work proposal.

June 18, 2013 10:19 pm Related
Conservative group to demand lawmakers approve Pence income tax cut

Conservative group to demand lawmakers approve Pence income tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | A debate between leaders of the Republican-controlled General Assembly and Republican Gov. Mike Pence over whether Indiana can afford Pence's campaign promise to reduce the state's income tax rate by 10 percent is about to go public in a big way.

March 07, 2013 7:00 pm

GOP senators seek constitutional amendment on union elections

INDIANAPOLIS | Having prevailed last year in putting right-to-work into state law, some Republican senators now want to amend the Indiana Constitution to make it even more difficult for labor unions to organize.

January 23, 2013 5:30 pm Related

Teamsters members say union calculates dues structure unfairly

MUNSTER | Pepsi Beverages Co. transport driver Tom Albano said he's had no problem paying dues to unions during more than 30 years working in the steel and transportation industries.

January 12, 2013 6:00 pm

State sets economic development records

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's economic development agency put a big exclamation point on its job creation record under Gov. Mitch Daniels by attracting more businesses to Indiana in 2012 than in any prior year.

January 04, 2013 10:30 pm

Chief Justice urges lawmakers to compromise on walkout fines

INDIANAPOLIS | The eyebrow-raising moments that have accompanied Indiana's becoming a right-to-work state continued Thursday at the State Supreme Court, where Chief Justice Brent Dickson all but demanded House Republicans and Democrats settle their dispute over walkout fines before the court does.

January 03, 2013 5:00 pm Related

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