Some individuals still had to work this Labor Day holiday, but many said it is what they have to do to pay the bills.
Some faculty and staff at Indiana University are speaking out about the McRobbie pay raise.
Under current law, public projects valued at $150,000 or less are exempt from having to pay workers the common construction wage.
Bosma says, ‘”yes, there were compromises”, but, the public collective bargaining bill is "very much alive and well."
State lawmakers wasted no time once Democrats returned to the capital Monday following a five-week walkout.
The contract runs through 2015 and flat-lines teacher pay over the next four years.
The pro-labor rallies at the Indiana Statehouse gained a celebrity boost Monday as actor Danny Glover joined the protests.
Teachers report that as they work to make their concerns heard, the governor’s efforts to quiet them are becoming more and more aggressive.
The committee voted 8-4 along party lines Monday to approve a resolution defining marriage as solely between one man and one woman.
The CWA contends recent raises do not keep up with the consumer price index.