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Other Leaves: Indiana

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Rozlyn Fulgoni-Britton and Susan W. Kline, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in Indiana.See Leaves of Absence.
  • Indiana does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Indiana employers with 50 or more employees must provide a leave of absence to eligible employees who have a spouse, parent, grandparent, child or sibling that is called to active duty. See Family Military Leave.
  • Under Indiana law, the rights, benefits and protections of the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act apply to members of the Indiana National Guard or the National Guard of another state who are ordered to active duty. See Military Leave.
  • An eligible employee may take leave to fulfill their emergency services obligations. See Emergency Responder Leave.
  • An eligible employee is entitled to leave while serving as a member of a mobile support unit during a disaster or other event that requires emergency action. See Mobile Support Unit Leave.
  • All employees in Indiana may take time off from work to respond to a jury duty summons. See Jury Duty Leave.
  • An employee may not be terminated for receiving or responding to a subpoena in a criminal proceeding. See Witness Duty Leave.