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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The stock market's gyrations of the past couple weeks have meant millions of dollars in losses for Indiana's public pension funds. The Indiana Public Retirement System has about 40 percent of its $20 billion-plus in assets...
Tags: Finance, Indiana, Pension and Welfare, Politics, Stock Market
Did you get paid today? A new study by an economist at Notre Dame found people are more likely to die on or shortly after payday! William Evans says traffic deaths, heart attacks and increased drug abuse are among the most common causes of an increase in...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- It’s time for America’s workers to take charge again. That seemed to be the overarching message to the nearly 40-minute speech Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, gave Wednesday night at Carey Auditorium at the Hesburgh...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An actuarial and employee benefits consultant says a survey shows Indiana health care benefits at work rose an average of 7 percent this year for single coverage and 8 percent for family coverage. The survey by the firm...
South Bend Tribune Staff ReportMISHAWAKA - In a 7-0 vote Monday, the Mishawaka Common Council approved 2½ percent raises for all elected officials and for city employees whose salaries aren’t negotiated through a union. The raises would take effect in 2012. But the council...
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentLAPORTE - City employees and the mayor will get a 2 percent salary increase in 2012 after going four years without one. The city council Monday night voted 4-1 in favor of the increase for police, firefighters and other city staff. City councilmen...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterWhat might appear to be major changes to Indiana’s unemployment insurance policies is really more a case of getting rid of any loopholes that exist in current policy, says Valerie Kroeger, spokeswoman with the Indiana Department of Workforce...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterELKHART - Elkhart seems to have one company that is recession proof - Electronic Commerce Inc. ECI has been around since 1996 and each of those years has seen its business increase 15 to 25 percent, even during the economic downturn of 2008-2009. And it...
LANSING, Mich.. (AP) — Michele Shoemaker spent Wednesday packing, faced with a weekend deadline to leave the simple two-bedroom rental in Jackson where she and her 15-year-old son have lived for five years. About to be cut off from welfare and...
Fraudulent payroll checks bearing the business name Phoenix Farms are circulating around the Sturgis area. Some checks have been cashed, leading police to urge businesses to verify checks with banks before casing payroll checks. Michigan State Police-...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterAs part of the 2012 county budget, the County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a 3 percent pay increase for all county employees and a 5 percent increase for sworn county police officers, excluding the chief and sheriff. The $65.8 million general...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis police officer who suffered brain damage when he was shot while chasing a murder suspect is appealing the state retirement fund's decision to deny him a full pension. Officer Jason Fishburn retired earlier this...
Tags: Assault, Indiana, Indianapolis, Pension and Welfare, Politics
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