The state ranks far lower—33rd—for “work environment,” according to the study, conducted by Wallet Hub, a financial consumer website.
The state’s largest hospital system said the employees had been suspended for two weeks without pay and would have been eligible to return to work if they had attested to partial or full vaccination.
Eli Lilly’s therapy has been shown to be highly effective against the delta variant, which is now the dominant strain of the coronavirus in the United States.
A “blank check company” headed by Indianapolis medical-software businessman Bradley Bostic has launched its initial public offering as it seeks to raise about $200 million.
Bradley Bostic is aiming to raise the funds through a new “blank check company,” called Future Health ESG, that will hold its initial public offering in coming weeks.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, who has long encouraged Hoosiers to get COVID-19 vaccines, on Friday pushed back against President Biden’s order that all businesses with more than 100 employees require their workers to be immunized or face weekly testing.
The arrangement values Energy Vault at $1.6 billion, a huge sum for a private company that is a relative newcomer in the burgeoning field of renewable energy.
The engine maker confirmed Wednesday it is pushing its return-to-office timeline to early next year as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations surge in Indiana and the nation.
People needing a COVID-19 test for travel, work or school are spending hours, sometimes days, looking for a place that can squeeze them in and turn around results quickly.
Foster, 58, is a registered nurse and program manager of the special pathogens unit at Indiana University Health, which is dealing with many facets of the pandemic, from vaccinations to keeping bedside workers safe.
Two former job applicants, aged 55 and 49, filed a proposed class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis on Wednesday, accusing the Indianapolis-based drug maker of age discrimination.
IU Health, the state’s largest hospital system, said unvaccinated workers will be placed on a two-week suspension and will be allowed to return to work if they attest to partial or full vaccination.
The order cites the recent strain on hospitals from the pandemic, and states they must report the number of hours each day they close their doors to ambulances bringing in new patients.
Roche Diagnostics is requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all 8,000 people in its U.S. workforce, including about 4,500 in Indianapolis. Employees will have until Nov. 15 to get fully vaccinated, or will be terminated, the company said in a statement.
The sectors in central Indiana account for one out of every 10 jobs here, or 164,144 workers, and the jobs pay an average of $77,229, according to the report commissioned by BioCrossroads.
Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box pointed out that the vast majority of people showing up at hospitals needing treatment for COVID-19 are unvaccinated.
The state’s largest hospital system said the move was “needed to alleviate some of the enormous pressure our care teams are under and to reserve inpatient space for those who need it most.”
The Indianapolis-area electric utility claims more than a dozen insurers have refused to indemnify and defend it for coal-ash environmental cleanup that could exceed $177 million at three generating plants.