Indiana is neither pro-employee nor pro-employer; it is closer to the middle. Examples of this can be seen in the following: the state has its own occupational safety and health plan that applies to both public and private employers; but Indiana does allow an employer to use criminal history in a hiring decision.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Indiana.
Updated to include changes in the local income tax structure and rates, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to include the standard UIFSA interstate child support order compliance requirements.
Updated to include the state's incorporation by reference of federal OSHA's electronic reporting final rule, effective March 1, 2017.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.
The Indiana Department of Revenue has issued guidance regarding changes in the nonresident local income tax rate and the structure of the local income tax rates in general, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to include information on Gerardot v. Life Care Centers of America, which concerns wrongful termination in violation of public policy.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Indiana employers ensure they are compliant with state employment laws.