The United Way of Porter County has sent more than $1.5 million into the community to aid people and organizations combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Higher education works with companies as more automation creates need for specialized workforce. Experts in the field lend insight into the past, present and future of such advances in manufacturing.
Ball State University economist Michael Hicks said the latest federal jobs report showing an increase of 1.4 million jobs during August indicates the economic recovery is slowing.
The state is providing more than $10 million in assistance to help communities and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food banks that serve Northwest and North Central Indiana are among 11 across the state receiving a share of $300,000 in funding from the state.
NIPSCO is assisting customers facing hardship during the pandemic who are having difficulty paying for natural gas and electrical service.
Experts say clients are concerned about the health insurance renewal process that will hinge on flexibility in plans and care options. Companies must think outside the box to make more informed decisions and avoid getting blindsided.
Natalie Shrader, a partner at Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP, offers guidance on the law and keeping workers safe during a crisis. She says having a plan is key to navigating this crisis.
HR professional Cyndi Harbin says companies should create action plans for keeping employees safe as they return to the office from shelter-in-place orders.
Tim Anderson, principal at the Schererville office of CliftonLarsonAllen, says businesses are seeking financial experts to help navigate pandemic response programs and forecast the rest of 2020.