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Striking workers to vote on company proposal to cut jobs

Striking workers to vote on company proposal to cut jobs

PORTAGE | For the last month, striking workers have crowded around burn barrels in subzero temperatures and blizzard-like conditions outside a steel service center.

March 12, 2014 1:57 pm
Strike tactics cross line, roofing company owner says

Strike tactics cross line, roofing company owner says

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.

June 10, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Union members approve final agreement

Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 ratified a two-year agreement Thursday with the Indiana Constructors Association.

July 16, 2011 12:00 am

Work schedules resume despite union strike delay

Activity was limited at local construction sites Wednesday following the late Tuesday night resolution of the operating engineers strike.

June 29, 2011 3:15 pm

Local 150 union, contractors reach tentative deals

Tentative agreements were reached Tuesday on expired contracts with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 and three contractors groups.

June 28, 2011 4:00 pm

Local 150 cites progress in resolving strike

After Wednesday's negotiating session, there still is not a deal between a labor union and three Northern Indiana contractors groups.

June 23, 2011 1:00 pm
Contractors, union remain apart on new accord

Contractors, union remain apart on new accord

Contractor groups and the local operating engineers union are not close to resolving disputes that prompted a work stoppage, and one side is warning the impasse could give Republicans leverage to make Indiana a right-to-work state.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Strike's ripple effect growing

Strike's ripple effect growing

In what is normally the busiest time of the construction season, many region job sites are void of work crews or have reduced activity because of the local operating engineers strike.

June 14, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Strike expands for operating engineers

A union representing Northwest Indiana operating engineers is expanding its strike to include local asphalt plants, following stalled contract negotiations with contractors groups.

June 13, 2011 6:30 pm
Operating engineers on strike against contractors group

Operating engineers on strike against contractors group

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 members went on strike Thursday against a group of employers working on building projects in Northwest Indiana.

June 09, 2011 12:45 pm
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