Right to Fight Reuters reports that Indiana union members are expected to be in court today to try to overturn the state’s new Right to Work law.
$50 million That’s what the federal government expects to spend this year fighting invasive Asian Carp.
Ohio power State regulators in Ohio have overturned electricity price increases they approved in December. But, as partner station WCPN Ideastream reports, the fight isn’t over. Meanwhile, a trash to energy plan in Cleveland is showing signs of life, despite strong opposition.
Down, down, down The number of union jobs in Ohio continues to decline. The Dayton Daily News says union numbers in the state have been falling for at least the last 10 straight years.
Lockout over? A three-month lockout at Cooper Tire could be coming to an end, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Workers peace out CNNMoney takes a look at “Michigan’s Incredible Shrinking Workforce.”
Manufacturing, yo A new report says in order to build the future economy, Michigan should look to the “old economy.”
Occupy movement About 60 employees of a Chicago window-making company occupied their plant for 11 hours yesterday. They were trying to stop the plant’s closing. Partner station WBEZ reports the workers claimed victory after owners agreed to keep the plant open an extra 90 days. The workers will now try to find a buyer, or raise money to buy the plant themselves.