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Employee Communications: Indiana

Employee Communications requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline and Ryann Ricchio, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Summary

  • Indiana law requires employers to display posters that inform employees of their rights, including their rights under Indiana's antidiscrimination laws and unemployment laws. See Required Postings.
  • Indiana law requires that employers provide a notice regarding equal employment opportunities for veterans. See Notice Regarding Discrimination Based on Veteran Status.
  • Indiana law prohibits employees from texting while driving. See Use of Mobile Devices.
  • Employees owe their employers a duty of loyalty. See Breach of Duty of Loyalty.
  • Indiana law allows an employer to sue an employee for misappropriation of trade secrets. See Trade Secrets.
  • Indiana recognizes and enforces noncompete agreements. See Noncompete Agreements.
  • With respect to communications issues, employees may file claims based on defamation and intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress. However, employers have a number of defenses to these claims. See Employer Liability Regarding Communications.