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Small-business squabbles over paid sick time laws

NEW YORK | Two months after a severe flu season forced millions of workers to stay home, paid sick time is becoming an issue for many small-business owners.

March 29, 2013 3:59 pm

Accion, Gary, ISBDC mark partnership

GARY | Accion, the City of Gary, the Gary Economic Development Corp. and the Northwest ISBDC are hosting an open house to celebrate a partnership, as well as to kick off Accion and the ISBDC's new office hours in Gary.

February 13, 2013 1:13 pm

Two local small-businesses honored

INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana small businesses were among the 20 honored Wednesday during a Statehouse ceremony.

February 06, 2013 11:52 am

The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce and Michiana SCORE ally to assist local small businesses

LAPORTE | The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce and SCORE, “Counselors to America’s Small Business” announce a new alliance to provide additional services to local members and other small businesses.

June 04, 2012 5:14 pm
PUC students analyze companies, present solutions

PUC students analyze companies, present solutions

HAMMOND | For the past semester, teams of senior management students enrolled in Purdue University Calumet's small-business consulting class analyzed established area small businesses, looking for ways to help the owners solve potential problems and grow their companies.

April 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Small businesses have chance to start 2012 off right

NEW YORK | The arrival of the new year gives small-business owners a chance to fix some of the problems that may have dogged them through 2011. Those whose accounting systems were haphazard, or who didn't have a clear policy about vacations and sick time should take advantage of the fresh st…

January 03, 2012 12:00 am

State job creation effort falls short

SPRINGFIELD | A tax incentive program launched by Gov. Pat Quinn last year was supposed to help small business owners create 20,000 new jobs.

December 18, 2011 11:45 pm
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