This year, Indiana joined several other states to pass a comprehensive consumer privacy law, that becomes operative on January 1, 2026. Like other consumer privacy laws, Indiana’s law requires businesses to establish reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security practices to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility of personal data, which
Articles Discussing General Topics In Indiana Labor & Employment Law.
On May 1, 2023, Governor Holcomb signed Senate Bill 5, Indiana’s comprehensive privacy statute (The Act). the Act will become operative on January 1, 2026, and make Indiana the seventh state, after California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Utah, and Virginia to enact a comprehensive consumer privacy statute.
Indiana beat Montana and Tennessee which both have consumer privacy statutes pending signature
Just three years after passing a statute significantly restricting the enforceability of physician non-compete agreements, Indiana’s legislature has passed an amendment, Senate Enrolled Act No. 7.
The Indiana Legislature is poised to pass Senate Bill 5, a comprehensive privacy statute (the “Act”), and send it on to the Governor. Once signed, the Act will become operative on January 1, 2026, and make Indiana the seventh state, after California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Utah, and Virginia to enact
Responding to increased attention to worker protections promoting public health and safety, both Bloomington’s and St. Paul’s City Councils recently unanimously approved amendments to their Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) Ordinances. The ESST Ordinances obligate an employer to pay their employees when they take time off for reasons related
On February 7, 2023, the Indiana Senate passed a bill to outright ban noncompete agreements between doctors and their healthcare provider employers, though with an amendment to remove restrictions on referral incentives.
Joining a host of states implementing laws prohibiting transgender athletes from competing in sports of their gender identity, Indiana has enacted legislation, over the governor’s veto, banning transgender girls from competing on their schools’ girls’ sports teams.
The issue of whether transgender athletes should be allowed to compete in the
States continue to tinker with their breach notification laws. The latest modification to the Indiana statute relates to the timing of notification. On March 18, 2022, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, signed HB 1351 which tightens the rules for providing timely notice to individuals affected by a data breach.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has signed into law House Bill 1001, curbing COVID-19 vaccine mandates by employers.
On March 3, 2022, Indiana joined several other states in imposing limits on employer COVID-19 vaccine mandate programs. Governor Holcomb signed House Bill 1001 into law, which prohibits private employers from mandating the COVID-19 vaccine unless they provide for individual exemptions based on medical reasons, religious reasons, and “natural
On March 3, 2022, the Indiana General Assembly passed House Bill 1001, which restricts employer COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The final version of the bill was signed right away by Governor Eric Holcomb and is effective immediately. The law’s most notable provisions require covered employers to accept (under certain conditions) medical,
Indiana companies employing minors should review Indiana’s updated statutory procedure making them responsible for registering the employee with the state, among other obligations. The legislature designed the new procedure to modernize and simplify the hiring process for employers and minors.
In a move consistent with the updated Center for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 mask guidelines, the Indianapolis City-County Council has voted to end its year-old mask mandate for fully vaccinated persons, effective June 8, 2021.
On March 11th, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law HB 1143, prohibiting employers from requiring a candidate for employment or an employee to have a device implanted or otherwise incorporated into their body, as a condition of employment. The Indiana law will take effect July 1, 2021.