Indiana’s jobless rate dropped to 3.4 percent, a 0.1 percent drop from June.
Indiana’s labor force grew in April when compared to the same month last year, suggesting more Hoosiers are employed and also those out of work are actively seeking a job.
Indiana’s latest unemployment rate is continuing a five-year plus streak of running at or below the national rate. The latest data released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development had the state’s January jobless rate at 3.5 percent, which was below the national jobless rate of 4 percent. The state said Indiana’s jobless rate has […]
Indiana’s jobless rate in December was 3.6 percent, which was unchanged from November. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development, citing Labor Department data, said the state’s December jobless rate remained lower than the national unemployment rate in December which was 3.9 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicator that […]
The state’s jobless rate is holding steady at 3.5 percent, where it has been since August. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development on Nov. 16 said the state’s October jobless rate of 3.5 percent was below the national October unemployment rate of 3.7 percent. The state said Indiana’s jobless rate has run below the national […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s unemployment rate in July was 3.4 percent, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reported. July’s figure was up from June’s rate of 3.3 percent. The nation’s jobless rate in July was 3.9 percent, which was down from 4 percent in June. The state’s jobless rate has run below the national rate for […]
GARY – U.S. Steel will make $750 million in capital investments to modernize its Gary Works facility. U.S. Steel has announced a $2 billion asset revitalization program, which included Gary Works. The investment will be made over five years to modernize and enhance the company’s flagship operation in Gary and includes installation of new state-of-the-art […]
Health care and technology professions make up a majority of the 25 highest paying jobs in the country. This is according to Glassdoor, an online recruiting and job search site, and its 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2018 report released Aug. 15. Many of the top-paying jobs in Indiana are in the medical […]
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has named its officers for 2018-2019. Officers were elected on May 24. Members include representatives from business, education, labor, economic development, and community leaders. New officers include: Chair – Mary Lewis, corporate controller, Andover Management/In Good Company Vice Chair – Debi Baughman, director of training, Horizon Bank Treasurer – […]
The Department of Labor approved Gov. Eric Holcomb’s waiver request, allowing the recently formed Governor’s Workforce Cabinet to fill the role of the state’s federally mandated workforce development board. The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet launched in August 2017 and leads Holcomb’s Next Level Jobs Initiative, the program which connects residents with the skills and training they […]