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IU boosts lowest wage it pays by $1 per hour

INDIANAPOLIS | Some 8,750 of Indiana University's lowest-paid employees are getting a raise July 1.

April 10, 2014 11:21 am
Pence again seeks repeal of medical device tax

Pence again seeks repeal of medical device tax

INDIANAPOLIS | In a move possibly aimed at raising his national profile, Gov. Mike Pence wrote to President Barack Obama on Monday to repeat his call to repeal the medical device tax that partially funds the Affordable Care Act.

March 31, 2014 11:52 am Related

Give same monetary increases, not same percentage

A person lay dying in front of a large company building. The building looked down at him and asked why I was dying. I told it I was left behind when the union started agreeing to across-the-board percentage increases instead of an across-the-board monetary increase.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Mrvan endorses Obama's efforts for higher minimum wage

Mrvan endorses Obama's efforts for higher minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond, is enthusiastically backing President Barack Obama's call for a higher minimum wage.

January 29, 2014 7:15 pm

Lake County paychecks stuck in '90s

Lake County residents are still living in 1995, at least when it comes to income, according to a Ball State University study.

August 26, 2013 2:00 pm
Indiana working families not advancing on path to prosperity

Indiana working families not advancing on path to prosperity

INDIANAPOLIS | The tough times of the past five years aren't getting any easier for Hoosiers living paycheck to paycheck.

July 08, 2013 6:30 pm Related
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July 08, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana House rejects minimum wage increase

Indiana House rejects minimum wage increase

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's minimum wage will remain at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour after the Republican-controlled House voted on party lines Monday to reject a proposal increasing the state's minimum hourly wage by one dollar.

March 18, 2013 3:51 pm Related

Wage theft law helps protect vulnerable low-wage employees

CHICAGO | It's going to be a lot harder for employers to cheat their low-wage employees, thanks to a new Chicago law.

January 29, 2013 12:00 am
Car keys and money

Car keys and money

Car keys and money on a white background

March 27, 2012 10:15 am
Study: Right-to-work won't boost Indiana manufacturing jobs, wages

Study: Right-to-work won't boost Indiana manufacturing jobs, wages

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana right-to-work law is not likely to increase the number of manufacturing jobs in the state, according to a new study by Ball State University.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am Related
Study: Right-to-work won't boost Indiana manufacturing jobs, wages

Study: Right-to-work won't boost Indiana manufacturing jobs, wages

An Indiana right-to-work law is not likely to increase the number of manufacturing jobs in the state, according to a new study by Ball State University.

January 14, 2012 11:45 pm Related

Panel endorses right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | Right-to-work is poised to become the dominant issue of the upcoming legislative session after a Republican-controlled study committee voted on party lines Wednesday to recommend the General Assembly consider adopting the labor policy.

October 26, 2011 4:45 pm
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Housing costs

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October 08, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana unemployment lower than in many right-to-work states

INDIANAPOLIS | Proponents of an Indiana right-to-work law claim it will lure new businesses to the state, bringing thousands of jobs to be filled by currently unemployed Hoosiers.

August 01, 2011 9:30 am

Gov. Daniels endorses right-to-work hearings

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels no longer opposes the Indiana General Assembly considering right-to-work legislation, but he hasn't decided if he'll support it.

July 27, 2011 12:40 pm
Indiana lawmakers assess effects of right-to-work proposal

Indiana lawmakers assess effects of right-to-work proposal

INDIANAPOLIS | Facts, figures and opinions abounded Tuesday as a legislative committee took testimony on whether a "right-to-work" law would lure businesses to Indiana or reduce the incomes of Hoosiers.

July 26, 2011 3:45 pm Photos

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Senate bars local government from boosting minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments could not set a minimum wage higher than the state minimum under legislation approved 27-23 Thursday by the Indiana Senate.

April 21, 2011 11:35 am

House agrees to limit collective bargaining for all school employees

INDIANAPOLIS | Collective bargaining for all school employees would be limited to only wages and benefits under legislation approved 52-40 by the Republican-controlled Indiana House Friday.

April 15, 2011 6:00 pm
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