INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has begun receiving written arguments over whether Lake Superior Judge John Sedia correctly ruled the state's 2012 right-to-work law unconstitutional.
HAMMOND | A Lake County Superior Court judge has ruled Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional, but the decision doesn't mark the end of a legal battle over the measure.
Labor Day is about celebrating workers, not union bosses. But as union bosses rush for face time to show they “stand with workers,” what is often forgotten on Labor Day is why 93 percent of private-sector workers have chosen not to stand with a union – bringing union membership to a historical low.
Organizational survival requires changing with the times. Unions in America have reached that stage – forced to transform to try to halt a steadily declining membership base and to more effectively serve their customers. It’s up to them to make their membership attractive and valuable to its…
Suppose a bare majority of the eateries in your town forces all the others into a dues-imposing “restaurant association” that fixes prices, hours and terms of service for all of them.
Concerns about how Indiana's right-to-work law will apply to new labor agreement provisions has grounded talks between a Merrillville union and a group of local roofing contractors.
After more than a month of failed talks, a Merrillville-based roofers' union and a group of roofing contractors have yet to resolve their differences in efforts to reach a new labor agreement.
EAST CHICAGO | While most members of a local roofing union are on strike, area roofing contractors said Thursday they're using an all-hands-on-deck approach to help a Hammond-based firm finish one of its important projects.
It has been more than a week since members of a Merrillville-based union went on strike following an impasse in contract negotiations with local contractors.
First off, let me go on the record as being against the new Indiana right-to-work law.
The Indiana Department of Labor has adopted preliminary rules establishing the procedure for handling alleged violations of the state's new right-to-work law.
An Illinois-based union has dropped its request for a judge to block a part of the law that made Indiana the 23rd right-to-work state.
INDIANAPOLIS | Labor leaders have been quietly reviewing Indiana's new right-to-work law but are mum on whether they will go to court to try to stop the law before its main provision takes effect March 14.
PORTAGE | There are three things that equalize people in this nation — our form of government, "Sam Colt's pistol" and labor unions, Councilman Ted Uzelac said.
Opinions vary among labor leaders and attorneys on the impact a right-to-work law will have on Northwest Indiana unions. A few are convinced unions will remain active parts of Hoosier workplaces.
Opinions vary among labor leaders and attorneys on the impact a right-to-work law will have on Northwest Indiana unions.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's right-to-work law took effect Wednesday, prohibiting a business and a union from agreeing to charge fees to nonunion employees for union-provided representation and grievance services. Employees covered by an existing contract cannot opt out of paying union fees unti…
The right-to-work bill, which caused the lengthy Democratic walkout in the Indiana Legislature last year and intermittent interruptions this year, is back as expected and has been moved on to the state Senate.
The intense focus and scorched-earth tactics by both sides on the right-to-work issue in the Indiana General Assembly have delayed action on proposals that could bring more immediate economic benefit to Northwest Indiana and the state.
I am an elected Republican Newton County Council member and a proud dues-paying Local Union 597 pipefitter. I am not writing as a representative of my local nor as an elected official. My alarm and cause for fervently opposing this right-to-work bill is as a concerned citizen who aligns hims…
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