The National Labor Relations Board found merit in allegations that IU Health has attempted to prevent its nurses from unionizing, a group of nurses announced.
More than 200 Hoosiers died on the job in the last year, double the number from just two years ago.
The Indianapolis Worker Justice Center will help low-income, non-union workers with labor rights issues.
Some employers are already charging different rates to smokers. Labor leaders say they worry about a trend where many health habits are legislated against.
One hundred fifteen workers died in Indiana on the job in 2010.
Rallies across Indiana Tuesday will urge politicians to address the state’s infrastructure funding needs as a means to create jobs.
The AFL-CIO has endorsed the Occupy Indiana protests, saying they and the protestors have many of the same goals.