Cambridge Companies

Griffith construction company making a name in faraway places.

by Michael Puente

As companies go, Cambridge Companies of Griffith isn’t exactly the most well known in Northwest Indiana.

But while folks around here may not have the 26-year-old company’s name on the tip of their tongues, Cambridge is making a name for itself nationally, especially after taking on the largest recycling center in the state …

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Posted in Business, Current Issue, Leader & CEO Profiles, Spring 2015 | Leave a comment

Residential Real Estate Update

Prepare well for the most affordable mortgage options.

by Phil Britt

The Northwest Indiana housing market should be solid again in 2015, slightly ahead of the pace of a solid 2014, according to local experts. Most of the buying and selling of homes occurs in the spring and early summer, with real estate showings picking up significantly from Easter through Labor Day.

But even before …

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Black and Blue Over Purple

NLRB’s decision related to email systems may trouble employers.

by Jerry Lutkus

Many employers have email policies that prohibit employees from using the company’s email for non-work purposes. If you have a no-tolerance policy, a recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board should cause you to take another look at it. The new decision is called Purple Communications and it may leave employers feeling …

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Posted in Advice, Business, Current Issue, Legal Advice, Spring 2015 | Leave a comment