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Today's news - Indiana

Homer-Center teachers union, school board agree to new contract 2018-03-17 [IN Gazette]

The Trump Tax Law Will Hurt Hoosiers, Say Lawmakers, Union Leader 2018-03-03 [WIBC]

Pres. Trump promised to save Carrier plant jobs, but did he? 2018-02-06 [ABC]

Workers will receive dueling messages during Trump's State of the Union speech 2018-01-30 [The Star]

Union Membership Falls 12.5 Percent 2018-01-26 [Lexology]

Carrier Employees, Soon to Be Laid Off, Feel Betrayed by Donald Trump 2018-01-13 [NewYorker]

Ex-Union Boss Calls Trump A 'Con Man' And 'Liar' As Carrier Lays Off 215 More Workers 2018-01-12 [Huffington Post]

Ex-Union Boss Calls Trump A Con Man And Liar As Carrier Lays Off 215 More Workers 2018-01-12 [Huff Post]

More layoffs at Indiana factory Trump made deal to keep open 2018-01-12 [Reuters]

Carrier plant to lay off 215 workers on Thursday 2018-01-11 [IndyStar]

Local labor unions support kindergarten classrooms 2018-01-10 [The Tribune]

Trump NLRB drops lockout complaint against Honeywell 2018-01-06 [WNDU]

Looking at Blue-Collar Factory Jobs in the Rearview Mirror 2017-12-29 [NYTimes]

Layoffs begin at Carrier plant where Trump promised to save jobs 2017-12-20 [AP]

Teachers union backs state takeover of Muncie Community School 2017-12-10 [Star Press]

Muncie teachers ratify new labor contract 2017-12-02 [Star Press]

'We feel betrayed': Former union boss calls out Donald Trump over Carrier promises in op-ed 2017-11-30 [The Star]

NW IN students learn first hand about careers in the union trades 2017-11-30 [NWI]

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We’re still waiting 2017-11-30 [Wash Post]

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We’re still waiting. 2017-11-29 [Washington Post]

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We’re still waiting. 2017-11-29 [The Post]

Manufacturers seek incentives to find more workers 2017-11-26 [Seattle Times]

Region union leaders vow to fight for workers despite adversarial climate 2017-11-23 [NWI]

Rail car workers consider strike 2017-11-15 [The Tribune]

Indianapolis airport workers seek minimum wage hike — enough to live on 2017-10-21 [IndyStar]

State Labor Union Leader: Trump Lied His Ass Off About Saving Industrial Jobs 2017-09-30 [PJMedia]

What is suppressing Hoosier women's pay? Economic blame game, few union members 2017-09-26 [Greensburg Daily News]

NO Central IN AFL-CIO Lecture connects immigration, labor reform 2017-09-11 [Observer]

Labor Leaders Rally In Bloomington To Keep Jobs In Indiana 2017-08-24 [WTIU]

Sanders tells supporters US needs an economy for all 2017-08-22 [Albany Times Union]

Sanders plans jobs rally with union leader in Indianapolis 2017-08-17 [Daily Herald]

Trump Race Remarks, Folded Councils 'Last Straw' For Indiana Labor 2017-08-17 [WFYI]

Trump tried to save their jobs. These workers are quitting anyway. 2017-08-16 [Washington Post]

What the Layoffs Look Like at the Carrier Plant Trump Said He Would Save 2017-07-25 [New Yorker]

Ultra Foods to lay off 139 workers in Highland 2017-07-25 [NWI.com]

Retirement bittersweet for union boss who challenged Trump 2017-07-04 [CBS]

Retirement 'bittersweet' for union leader who challenged Trump 2017-07-03 [ABC]

Air conditioning plant to send 700 jobs President Trump bragged about saving to Mexico 2017-06-23 [NYDaily News]

Remember the Carrier jobs Trump *saved*? Company announces 600 layoffs before Christmas 2017-05-29 [Newsweek]

Memorial Day Massacre deaths echo 80 years later 2017-05-27 [NWI]

Carrier Sends Jobs to Mexico, Workers Say Trump Misled Them 2017-05-26 [Daily Beast]

Lafayette AT&T workers go on strike 2017-05-20 [WLFI]

As waves of stores close, what's next for retail workers? 2017-05-19 [IndyStar]

Republican Leader Admits Prevailing Wage Repeal Hasn't Saved Money 2017-05-11 [AFL-CIO]

Another FedEx Worker Misclassification Case Settled for $227 million 2017-05-10 [Talent Wave]

Infosys plans to hire 10,000 U.S. workers after Trump targets outsourcing firms 2017-05-02 [Reuters]

State House panel advances measure on teacher unions 2017-03-23 [RTV]

Bill Would Could Affect Teacher Union Representation 2017-03-22 [WIBQ]

Union workers at SUMCO on strike for more than 24 hours For more info 2017-03-11 [WISH]

Local UAW workers vote to end labor lockout with Honeywell 2017-02-26 [WNDU]

This month in labour history

6-03-1913 Joe Hill's song "There is Power in a Union" first appeared in the @_IWW union's Little Red Song Book. [more]

7-03-1932 Unemployed workers stage a hunger march to the Ford complex at Dearborn, demanding workers be rehired. Police shoot at the demonstration, killing 4 and injuring 60 [more]

8-03-1942 Lucy Parsons, founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and powerful orator for women, working people, and political prisoners died. [more]

8-03-1926 Fur & Leather Workers Union (mostly women) went on strike in NYC, enduring beatings by police. They won a 10% raise and a five-day week. [more]

9-03-1910 Westmoreland County Coal strikes begins, ending in 1911. It is known as the 'Slovak strike', as 70% of the miners are Slovakian. 16 people are killed. [more]

11-03-1950 TWU members at American Airlines win 11-day national strike, gaining what the union says was the first severance pay clause in industry. [more]

12-03-1929 Lupe Anguiano, women's rights activist and labour organizer, is born. [more]

12-03-1912 The Bread and Roses strikers won all their demands. The strike was organized by mostly women workers and the Industrial Workers of the World and included 20,000 workers. [more]

13-03-1830 The term “rat,” referring to a worker who betrays fellow workers, first appears in print in the New York Daily Sentinel [more]

18-03-1937 New York City police arrested striking Woolworth's store clerks - mostly women - who had occupied stores demanding a 40-hour workweek. [more]

31-03-1927 Cesar Chavez, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]