The contract, announced Friday, is the first labor agreement the musicians have approved since 2006 to contain an overall wage increase.
The justices divided 4-4 in a case that considered whether public employees represented by a union can be required to pay "fair share" fees covering collective bargaining costs even if they are not members.
The Colts want to avoid past mistakes, when the team devoted so much of its salary cap to Peyton Manning that it took a herculean effort to build a solid roster around him.
Five of the nine justices hinted that they were poised to let government workers refuse to fund the cost of collective bargaining. That step would be a blow to public-sector unions, which account for almost half the country’s unionized workers.
Experts say that former Gov. Mitch Daniels' decision to end collective bargaining for state workers in 2005 contributed to the drop.
More than 1,500 hourly workers in Indianapolis ratified new five-year contracts, the automotive supplier announced Thursday.
Hostess Brands Inc. said Friday it will close all of its plants, leading to the loss of hundreds of jobs in Indiana and thousands more nationwide. The company employs 288 in Indianapolis.
The commercial transmission maker's existing contracts, which were set to expire at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, will remain in force until noon Nov. 21.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra musicians’ contract negotiations remain stalled and another week of concerts has been canceled after a Saturday deadline passed with no resolution.
Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies and Wonderbread, has received the go-ahead from a U.S. bankruptcy court judge to lower wages for thousands of bakery workers, affecting more than 400 employees in Indiana.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra executives have given musicians until 6 p.m. Saturday to decide on a contract offer that asks for significantly fewer concessions than previous proposals. But musicians say the offer is unacceptable due to an escape clause.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra managers and musicians failed to meet a Friday deadline to agree on a new contract, but the symphony did not immediately follow through on threats to cancel the first two weeks of its new season.
Even if the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s management and musicians overcome gaping differences and reach a contract agreement, industry experts say disconcerting questions will continue to hang over the organization.
Local economic development groups are wasting no time touting Indiana's new right-to-work law, a spot check shows.
Right-to-work, smoking ban were only two of a long list of actions taken.