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County employees look for better pay day

CROWN POINT | Lake County government employees have watched their elected officials lavish tens of million this year on everyone but them.

July 12, 2014 8:20 pm

Indiana lands $3.2 million to help the unemployed find new jobs

Indiana secured $3.2 million to help out-of-work people find new jobs.

June 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Grant will help PUC retrain displaced workers

Purdue University Calumet landed a $2.74 million grant to retrain displaced workers.

September 18, 2013 8:15 pm

Federal grant awarded to local construction group

A local group received a federal grant to develop training materials for the management of hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

September 18, 2013 12:05 pm

Indiana gets $2.3 million for jobless training

Indiana received a $2.3 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to retrain laid-off workers.

July 04, 2013 10:53 am
Gary man talks with vice president about minimum wage hike

Gary man talks with vice president about minimum wage hike

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.

June 30, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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OT pay settlement causes Walmart to pay $4.83 million in wages, damages

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.

May 01, 2012 1:06 pm
Partnerships may be key to land job training dollars

Partnerships may be key to land job training dollars

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.

September 12, 2011 5:45 pm Related
Former Youngstown mayor: Don't write off region

Former Youngstown mayor: Don't write off region

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.

September 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Former Youngstown mayor: Don't write off region

Former Youngstown mayor: Don't write off region

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. 

September 08, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Trucking company cited for violating OT pay rules

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.

December 21, 2010 12:00 am

Labor Department: Unemployment benefits boost economic activity

Economic activity increases by $2 for every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, according to a study the U.S. Department of Labor released Tuesday. 

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
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