EAST CHICAGO | Labor unions secured weekends, breaks, paid vacations, sick leaves, 8-hour workdays and countless other benefits you might have seen enumerated on bumper stickers or in chain emails.
Opposition over the use of non-union and non-local labor on one phase of the $260 million Pratt Industries expansion project erupted Thursday in a protest involving more than 100 union members.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras has rejected Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras postpone his decision finding Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatible with the Indiana Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012.
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Members of USW locals representing operations and clerical workers at NIPSCO have ratified five-year contracts calling for raises averaging a little more than 3 percent per year.
VALPARAISO | President Barack Obama has appointed Valparaiso attorney Ann Kenis to a Presidential Emergency Board to arbitrate a transportation dispute in Philadelphia.
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 has reached a tentative contract agreement with Superior Construction and union members were back on the job at construction sites Tuesday.
HAMMOND | Warehouse workers who objected to working in minus 15 degree Fahrenheit weather this winter filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board this week.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…
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.
SPRINGFIELD | It easily could be 2016 before Illinoisans know whether new changes to the state’s pension systems are legal, a University of Illinois law professor said Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Brett Voorhies, an Indianapolis member of the United Steelworkers Union, was elected Tuesday president of the Indiana AFL-CIO, a federation of 800 local unions representing more than 300,000 Hoosier workers.
Just a question for these proud union people. Before you get angry I was a union officer and held a few different jobs in the union for over 35 years. That out of the way, I wonder how you feel as the unions today stand by and watch while your jobs go to China.
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INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, was honored as a "Small Business Champion" Monday by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
CHICAGO | Across the middle of the country, organized labor has taken one hit after another in places that were once union strongholds: Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana, where workers lost bargaining power and saw their ranks shrink, leaving them weaker than almost any time in the past century.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A supplemental appropriation is needed to come up with the money to fund back pay for state workers, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said.
Organized labor is united under the umbrella of the AFL-CIO, whose president, Richard Trumka, has recently made a decision that makes any labor leader who opposes right-to-work a hypocrite.
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