Despite Opposition, Unions Hope Trump Can Help

Nov 13, 2016


Indiana union leaders who opposed President-elect Donald Trump now say they hope he will help stop the outsourcing of manufacturing jobs.

Manufacturing company Rexnord announced last month it plans to ship 350 Indianapolis jobs to Mexico. At a rally against Rexnord’s move, AFL-CIO Indiana President Brett Voorhies says he and his members aren’t hanging their heads after the election’s results.

A partnership between Indiana Black Expo, Indiana University and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education will identify, enroll and help students complete requirements for the 21st Century Scholarship program. (James Martin/Flickr)

A new initiative plans to enroll 500 new high school students in a state-sponsored college scholarship program for low-income students.