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Federal Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Wednesday May 15, 2024 ( 4 items )  

Department of Labor to Hold Benefits Assistance Events in Indiana, Illinois for Current, Former Coal Miners Disabled by Black Lung Disease, Survivors
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs issued the following news brief on May 13, 2024: * * * The Department of Labor today announced that its Federal Black Lung Program will host outreach events for current and former coal miners suffering disabilities related to black lung disease, and their families and survivors, on May 21 in Indiana and on May 22 in Illinois. Administered by the department's Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation  more

Grissom Launches Annual Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, May 15 -- The U.S. Air Force's 434th Air Refueling Wing issued the following news: By Senior Airman Alexis Morris In a memorandum to Grissom Air Reserve Base personnel dated May 5, 2024, Col. Van T. Thai, 434th Air Refueling Wing commander, announced the launch of the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign for 2024. Commonly referred to as AFAF, the campaign supports four charities that are "dedicated to caring for Airmen and Guardians" across the Department of t  more

Labor Dept.: Court Enters Injunction After Evansville Restaurant Owner Agrees to Stop Intimidating Workers Who Cooperate With Federal Wage Investigation
EVANSVILLE, Indiana, May 14 -- The U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Solicitor issued the following news release: * * * Order follows lawsuit filing seeking $450K in back wages, damages * * * An Evansville diner owner will post a statement for employees and allow a U.S. Department of Labor representative to read its content aloud to inform the employees of their rights to cooperate with federal wage investigators and that the owner is subject to a department lawsuit for retaliating agai  more

U.S. Embassy in Indonesia: Indonesian Delegation Visits United States for Indo-Pacific Policy Study Tour
JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 15 -- The U.S. Embassy in Indonesia issued the following news release: Indonesian rising leaders from a range of sectors arrived in the United States on Saturday, May 11 to begin a three-week study tour exploring U.S. policy in the Indo-Pacific. The U.S. Department of State-sponsored visit will cover critical areas including freedom of navigation, international law, economics and trade, human rights, and security. The group will visit six cities during their U.S. stay:   more