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Though all the moves haven't resonated as popular with the predominantly left-leaning government leaders of Lake County, it's hard to argue with the taxpayer-friendly streamlining Indiana has witnessed under fiscally conservative leadership in Indianapolis.
So far this year, the state has fined eight Northwest Indiana businesses for safety violations, a fourfold increase over 2012.
Purdue University Calumet landed a $2.74 million grant to retrain displaced workers.
Indiana workplaces have gotten safer, with the fewest fatalities on record last year, but state officials would still like to lower the number of fatal vehicle crashes.
The head of the Indiana Department of Labor said Monday the increase in last year's total of fatal occupational injuries shows that more progress is needed in workplace safety.
For many in Indiana and across the country, Labor Day symbolizes the end of summer, back-to-school sales and a fun three-day weekend. But it’s more than that for me.
GARY | A Chicago-based U.S. Department of Labor representative praised Northwest Indiana work force development efforts and offered suggestions on how businesses can continue to support the labor market.
RIVERDALE | Businesses that emphasize safety in their operations also find benefits in production efficiency, product quality and operations costs, a group of workplace safety advocates said Friday at a training seminar.
As part of the overall effort of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp. to grow the south suburban region’s economy, no aspect is more important than workforce development. Our employers consistently cite the need for high-qual…
A new federal program aims to retrain 99,000 unemployed veterans for high-demand jobs and will cover the education costs for up to one year.
Indiana's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points to 8.2 percent in March, matching the national rate.
The days of teens getting a summer job on a neighbor's farm could be coming to an end.
Indiana gained more than 11,000 jobs in February, as the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent. The rate in Indiana has fallen for three consecutive months, but remains just above the nation's unemployment rate at 8.3 percent.
Indiana gained more than 11,000 jobs in February as the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent.
The U.S. Labor Department plans to eliminate my old job as too dangerous. If I had known that, I never would have gotten that real estate license.
Sharp employment growth helped Indiana's unemployment rate fall to 8.7 percent in January, state officials said Tuesday. The jobless rate fell 0.2 percentage points from a December figure of 8.9 percent, the federal government said.
Sharp employment growth helped Indiana's unemployment rate fall to 8.7 percent in January, state officials said Tuesday.
A Department of Labor grant is helping Ivy Tech Community College provide students an industry certification as a green manufacturing worker.
Training dollars from the U.S. Department of Labor could help young adults get into the energy industry, the Center of Workforce Innovations said in a news release.
Northwest Indiana workforce advocates are encouraging veterans to work with the local workforce development system to engage in free training to help land a green job.
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