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.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
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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 the forthcoming change in the local income tax structure and rates.
Updated to include information on Gerardot v. Life Care Centers of America, which concerns wrongful termination in violation of public policy.
In Schaefer v. Walker Bros. Enters., the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals followed federal guidance that allows employers to claim the minimum wage tip credit even when their employees spend as much as 20 percent of their time performing duties that are related to their occupations but do not explicitly produce tips.
Updated to reflect amendments to the state military leave law, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to incorporate protections for National Guard members of any state, effective July 1, 2016.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Indiana employers ensure they are compliant with state employment laws.