Whether to join the union has always been a dilemma for regional actors, but in Indianapolis the decision is even more difficult as non-union professional theaters proliferate and offer plum roles to build experience.
City Council finance committee chairwoman Luci Snyder kept the ordinance in committee after a hearing last week. Council president Rick Sharp tried to override that decision Monday night and allow the full council to discuss it, but didn't have enough support.
Former Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle said the group is called Tech for Equality. It intends to lobby for the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to state and local anti-discrimination codes.
Owners of Indiana small businesses say a proposal by the Obama administration to give overtime pay to up to 5 million more people could force them to cut workers' hours or make changes to pay structures.
Indiana might not seem like fertile ground for growing socially responsible companies, but a new state law, coupled with local interest in national certification services for such firms, is tilling the field.
The Indianapolis-based health insurer announced Tuesday that it will pay upfront the $2,500 annual cost of a business or health care degree from College for America, which provides online programs for adults.