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Indiana unemployment agency wins anti-fraud grant

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana agency is receiving nearly $1.5 million from the federal government to help catch those who collect unemployment payments while still working.

September 26, 2014 8:06 am

Judge nixes deadline for Franciscan to provide contraceptives to employees

A judge's order has blocked a federal mandate that would have required Franciscan Alliance to begin providing contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs to its employees free of charge starting Wednesday.

December 31, 2013 5:50 pm
Coats seeks to unite federal Commerce, Labor departments

Coats seeks to unite federal Commerce, Labor departments

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., believes it's time to reunite the U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of Labor into a single federal agency 100 years after they were separated.

December 22, 2013 9:45 pm

Unemployment benefits set to drop 10.7 percent due to sequester

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers out of work for more than 26 weeks and collecting unemployment will see their weekly benefit payments shrink 10.7 percent starting April 8.

March 29, 2013 12:16 pm

State drops plan to halt unemployment payments

INDIANAPOLIS | State officials have canceled a plan to suspend unemployment payments for more than 32,000 out-of-work Hoosiers that was prompted by automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester.

February 27, 2013 3:22 pm

Indiana repaying unemployment insurance debt

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is steadily reducing its unemployment insurance debt, but Hoosier businesses will continue paying an increasing annual penalty through at least 2014 as punishment for the state's unemployment fund shortfall.

August 29, 2012 11:30 am

U.S. Labor Department sues former Portage businessman

HAMMOND | The U.S. Department of Labor is suing the owner of a defunct Portage company, alleging he failed to pay about $14,000 withheld from employees' paychecks into their retirement accounts.

April 26, 2012 8:00 pm

Focusing on new jobs

GARY | Paulettee Stern has been unemployed for a year. Dressed in business attire, the 50-something former marketing and sales manager attended Thursday's New Day New Jobs program at the Genesis Convention Center looking for job leads.

April 26, 2012 1:50 pm
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