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  • ArcelorMittal Hourly and Salaried Workers Face Layoffs

    ArcelorMittal Hourly and Salaried Workers Face Layoffs

    ArcelorMittal John Brett, President and CEO, announced layoffs for hourly and salaried workers after the nation's economy has been decimated by the Coronavirus outbreak which has seen 1.8 million people infected worldwide.The United Steelworkers union has been pushing back against company plans to lay off employees with fewer than two years and cut other's hours to less than 40 hours a week. ArcelorMittal has floated the idea of laying off workers with less than two years, and cutting the hours...
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  • Merrillville Council President Bella Declares Town a Local Disaster

    Merrillville Council President Bella Declares Town a Local Disaster

    Merrillville Town Council President Rick Bella Issues Coronavirus Executive Order "We don't want to see a high percentage of the Coronavirus in Merrillville." Bella said. "No, we are not going to arrest people and make a bad situation worse, but we will be asking our police department to enforce the order and if needed, patrol areas, remind residents about the order and issue warnings and/or tickets when appropriate," Bella said. Citizens may walk in their neighborhoods, but can't drive to a pl...
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    Last edited by theforumceo; 04-13-2020, 08:35 PM.

  • Police OK to Enforce Governor's Stay-at-Home Order

    Police OK to Enforce Governor's Stay-at-Home Order

    Police agencies in some NWI towns and cities now given the go ahead to take action on citizens who violate the governor's stay-at-home order. Porter County police officers have been approved to make arrests if necessary to enforce the executive order issued by Governor Holcomb. "There are in fact legal consequences if the governor's order is not followed," Porter County Prosecutor Gary Germann said. "I have authorized, only as a last resort, all of our police agencies to arrest anyone who chooses not to follow the order," he said. "Charges will be filed." "I can assure you none of us want to take this kind of drastic action unless absolutely necessary, so please follow the order," Germann added. "It is a simple act of obedience. I would rather our community be defined as helpers not hoarders, selfless as opposed to selfish and faithful not fearful." ...
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  • ArcelorMittal Hourly and Salaried Workers Face Layoffs
    by theforumceo
    ArcelorMittal John Brett, President and CEO, announced layoffs for hourly and salaried workers after the nation's economy has been decimated by the Coronavirus outbreak which has seen 1.8 million people infected worldwide.The United Steelworkers union has been pushing back against company plans to lay off employees with fewer than two years and cut other's hours to less than 40 hours a week. ArcelorMittal has floated the idea of laying off workers with less than two years, and cutting the hours...
    04-13-2020, 10:09 PM
  • Merrillville Council President Bella Declares Town a Local Disaster
    by theforumceo
    Merrillville Town Council President Rick Bella Issues Coronavirus Executive Order "We don't want to see a high percentage of the Coronavirus in Merrillville." Bella said. "No, we are not going to arrest people and make a bad situation worse, but we will be asking our police department to enforce the order and if needed, patrol areas, remind residents about the order and issue warnings and/or tickets when appropriate," Bella said. Citizens may walk in their neighborhoods, but can't drive to a pl...
    03-30-2020, 11:20 PM
  • Police OK to Enforce Governor's Stay-at-Home Order
    by theforumceo
    Police agencies in some NWI towns and cities now given the go ahead to take action on citizens who violate the governor's stay-at-home order. Porter County police officers have been approved to make arrests if necessary to enforce the executive order issued by Governor Holcomb. "There are in fact legal consequences if the governor's order is not followed," Porter County Prosecutor Gary Germann said. "I have authorized, only as a last resort, all of our police agencies to arrest anyone who chooses not to follow the order," he said. "Charges will be filed." "I can assure you none of us want to take this kind of drastic action unless absolutely necessary, so please follow the order," Germann added. "It is a simple act of obedience. I would rather our community be defined as helpers not hoarders, selfless as opposed to selfish and faithful not fearful." ...
    03-30-2020, 11:07 PM
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