With more than 4,400 employees assembling trucks at the General Motors Fort Wayne Assembly Plant, the COVID-19 pandemic required a swift, coordinated and organized response from management.
The Community Transportation Network (CTN) and The League will team up to provide free accessible transportation to people with disabilities who want to participate in the in-person early voting for the 2020 election, Greater Fort Wayne Inc. announced Sept. 28.
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro notified the state that it has cut hours to 50% and more for 225 employees at its two Indianapolis restaurants and one in Fort Wayne at Glenbrook Square.
Special-education teachers were in demand before COVID, but now that traditional teaching methods have changed, they are needed more than ever.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry acknowledged the COVID-19 pandemic created challenges when preparing the 2021 city operating budget, but said the city was planning adequately for any future shortfalls.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell almost 9% in the week ending Sept. 12, to 790,000, before seasonal adjustment. Continuing claims under regular state UI programs fell 8% in the week ending Sept. 5 to 12.32 million.
Passing a high school equivalency exam can open doors to going to college, starting a career or just having more opportunities to provide for a family.
INDIANAPOLIS — While older Hoosiers are most at risk from COVID-19, the majority of new cases are being found in younger people, with colleges and universities being a main driver of that growth in younger cases.
INDIANAPOLIS — With new cases and testing numbers running at all-time highs, Indiana is making another effort to boost its testing levels even higher.
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) says addiction hotline calls have skyrocketed during the pandemic, with an over 700% increase in demand for addiction services in the state.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance under regular state programs were 881,000 in the week ending Aug. 29, down 130,000 from the previous week.
Industrial production increased 0.4% in August, the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The August gain was much smaller than those in June (6.1%) and July (3.5%). After falling 17% in March and April, industrial production has increased 11% since then. Still, it is 7.3% below its level in …
INDIANAPOLIS — When a student is potentially exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19, the best practice is to put their entire household on quarantine.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana wants to make it easier for people to figure out whether COVID-19 is spreading more widely or not in their counties by providing a new color-coded map, but that map is getting one more tweak before it rolls out to the public this week.
INDIANAPOLIS — The four-county area reported no deaths from COVID-19 on Aug. 2 after a recent spate over the last two weeks, but statewide case counts were again up and positivity rates were higher.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s primary election, delayed a month from its normal date and with expanded mail-in voting availability, was a unique, one-time deal.
The improvement in the labor market has been more uneven in recent weeks. In the past 6 weeks, initial claims for unemployment insurance, after seasonal adjustment, have risen in three of those weeks and fallen in three of them, although they are lower than they were in early July.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb is making no changes in the state’s reopening plan, holding Indiana in the same place for another 30 days.
INDIANAPOLIS — New COVID-19 cases statewide rose Aug. 26, but the overall positivity rate fell a little on strong testing.
BUTLER — More than 20 residents and staff members at the Laurels of DeKalb nursing home in Butler have tested positive for COVID-19, DeKalb County Health Officer Dr. Mark Souder said Aug. 25.
INDIANAPOLIS — July unemployment in northeast Indiana dropped significantly in from its COVID-19 pandemic highs, but the numbers still remain about double of what they were a year ago.
The University of Notre Dame announced Aug. 18 that it would move all classes to online for two weeks as student COVID-19 positivity continued to rise.
Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, U.S. surgeon general, visited Allen County on Aug. 14 in an effort to educate the public on local and national efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — State health officials are urging Indiana residents to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites as West Nile virus activity has been detected in mosquitoes in multiple locations around the state.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced Aug. 12 that he will ask the Indiana State Board of Education to take action to ensure that Indiana’s K-12 schools receive 100% of funding as he committed earlier this summer, a news release said.
The Allen County Department of Health reported Aug. 11 that another 65 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The latest one-day report brings the total to 4,029 cases.
ANGOLA — As the school year begins, the Angola Wastewater Treatment staff have a plan in place to help potentially identify COVID-19 in wastewater by testing samples from the collection system serving Angola High School, Angola Middle School and Ryan Park Elementary School as well as a syste…
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which had postponed the Memorial Day race to August because of COVID-19 with limits on the number of fans allowed in the stands, issued this statement Aug. 4:
Fort Wayne Community Schools has postponed the start of the 2020-21 school year by three days. Classes now are scheduled to start Aug. 13.
INDIANAPOLIS — Face coverings started being required July 27 inside public places, in outdoor spaces where social distancing can not be maintained and inside any public or for-hire transportation.
As the job market becomes more competitive, questions about noncompete agreements are quick to follow. Whether you are a company considering whether to implement noncompete agreements or an employee trying to determine if their agreement is enforceable, here are six key questions to ask:
The Indiana Small Business Development Center announced July 22 a new partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to support the long-term economic recovery of Hoosier small businesses and entrepreneurs as they recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through a…
If you have noticed your team lacking motivation, know this is a common enough phenomenon that most teams struggle with from time to time. While the fixes for low motivation aren’t rocket science, it takes time, dedication and a genuine interest in your team to turn things around. So how do …
Four local industry leaders July 22 called on the Allen County public to embrace the COVID-19 safety measures that are protecting thousands of those manufacturers’ employees.