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CROWN POINT | Lake County government employees have watched their elected officials lavish tens of million this year on everyone but them.
Indiana secured $3.2 million to help out-of-work people find new jobs.
Purdue University Calumet landed a $2.74 million grant to retrain displaced workers.
A local group received a federal grant to develop training materials for the management of hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
Indiana received a $2.3 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to retrain laid-off workers.
A longtime Gary resident got a chance to shake the vice president's hand and tell him how he has long worried about how he would pay the next electric bill.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay more than $4.8 million in back pay and damages to more than 4,500 employees following a U.S. Department of Labor investigation that found violations of federal overtime provisions.
GARY | With high unemployment levels in some Northwest Indiana cities, a regional U.S. Department of Labor official called for higher levels of community collaboration to help put people to work.
Rumors speculating the death of Midwest cities such as Gary and Hammond have been greatly exaggerated, U.S. Department of Labor official Jay Williams said in his keynote address at the Times'-sponsored One Region, One Vision luncheon.
MERRILLVILLE | Rumors speculating the death of Midwest cities such as Gary and Hammond have been greatly exaggerated, U.S. Department of Labor official Jay Williams said Thursday.
A Winfield trucking company and its Wheatfield-based owner will have to pay nearly $51,000 in back wages to 31 employees after a consent order and judgment was entered in federal district court in Hammond in November.
Economic activity increases by $2 for every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, according to a study the U.S. Department of Labor released Tuesday.
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