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June 15, 2016

 

Members of the Bloomington GE plant have asked for plant closing benefits that are as strong as or stronger than they were in the 2011 to 2015 contract.

GE Appliances Wants To Close Bloomington Plant

More than 300 workers will be impacted if the closure moves forward.

June 14, 2016

 

Cities marked with blue dots have fast-growing start-ups, while start-ups in cities marked with red and orange dots are growing more slowly. Indianapolis ranks 20th overall for entrepreneurial growth, down from 11th last year, and is last for start-up job growth. (See detailed data below.)

Report: Indy Start-ups Growing Slower Than Most In U.S.

The 2016 Kauffman Foundation report ranks Indianapolis last for jobs added at start-ups in their first five years of operation.

June 13, 2016

 

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Silicon Valley Company To Invest Jobs, $700,000 In Carmel

Thirty-five of the company's 160 employees already work in Carmel. Determine plans to create another 24 jobs after it relocates.

June 11, 2016

 

Average gas prices for Indiana in early June.

Gas Prices Expected To Rise To Highest Price Of The Year

Analysts say supply is not meeting demand--which was driven by the lower prices we saw early this year and the arrival of the summer travel season.

June 7, 2016

 

A soybean farmer cleans a combine, one of many pieces of farm equipment that generates trackable data.

Central Farm Data Service Aims To Boost Agribusiness

The site will let farmers upload, track and share the data they use in their jobs – such as crop conditions, pesticide use and rainfall.

June 3, 2016

 

Subaru of Indiana Automotive.

Subaru Nears Completion On 1,200 New Hires

A thousand new employees are already at work at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), gearing up to start making new Outback and Impreza models later this year.

June 3, 2016

 

Obama

Analysis: Obama Elkhart Visit More About Future Than Past

Obama is focused on November's presidential election. Experts say his words may not make much of an impact on Hoosier voters.

May 20, 2016

 

The report says the plan would help food and agriculture more than any other sector in the U.S.

Report: TPP Would Benefit U.S. Agriculture Most

The TPP is President Obama's big trade deal to reduce tariffs and open new markets with Pacific Rim countries.

May 20, 2016

 

Workers assemble a new RV at Thor Motor Coach's Plant 750 in Elkhart.

In Elkhart, Post-Recession RV Sales Boom Strains Workforce

Eighty percent of all RVs sold are made in Elkhart, Indiana. And the industry needs more workers than it's been able to find.

May 19, 2016

 

Union workers rally outside of the Indianapolis Carrier plant.

Donnelly Reproves Carrier, Advises Penalties For Moving Jobs

Among those recommendations – not allowing companies to deduct costs of moving jobs overseas from their federal taxes.

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