Legal experts say such vaccine requirements, particularly in a public health crisis, will probably continue be upheld in court as long as employers provide reasonable exemptions, including for medical conditions or religious objections.
Exotic dancers raise veil on job-classification issue
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Former head of Eskenazi burn unit sues IU Health, IU medical school
A prominent Indianapolis surgeon is suing Indiana University and Indiana University Health, claiming they broke his contract and interfered with his ability to get another job.Read More
Anthem sues senior executive who took job with competitor, demands return of $4M
The Indianapolis-based insurer said the former senior vice president and general manager of its Commercial Business division violated terms of his executive agreement by taking a position as president and CEO of Health Net LLC of California.Read More
The bill would lead to Juneteenth becoming the 12th federal holiday. It is expected to easily pass the House, which would send it to President Joe Biden for his signature.
The House voted 76-20 to approve the bill on Monday. Two Republicans—Reps. John Jacob of Indianapolis and Curt Nisly of Milford—joined 18 Democrats in voting against it.
The measure, Senate Bill 74, would allow workers to decline any immunizations for medical, religious or personal reasons. The Pensions and Labor Committee heard testimony Wednesday but delayed a vote.
The court said separation of church and state means that religious groups must be allowed to hire and fire individuals who serve as teachers or messengers of their faith without court interference.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that employers and universities are allowed to opt out of the Affordable Care Act requirement to provide contraceptive care because of religious or moral objections.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal anti-discrimination laws protect gay and transgender employees, a major gay rights ruling written by one of the court’s most conservative justices.
Senate Bill 409, authored by Sen. Mark Messmer, R-Jasper, eliminates the work permit requirement for minors and tweaks some of the hours they can work.
The doctor, an obstetrician and gynecologist, claimed she had been wrongly accused of having alcohol on her breath while on duty.
An Ice Miller partner has been accused of misconduct related to the investigation of a former basketball coach who later was convicted for trying to entice a student into sex.
Embattled Papa John’s International Inc. founder John Schnatter has previously faced sexual harassment allegations.
The California Chamber of Commerce said the policy will be difficult for companies to implement and violates constitutional prohibitions against discrimination.
Employers across America paid a record amount in settlements for workplace violations last year, but that isn’t expected to be a trend.
The fast-growing provider of on-site medical clinics for employers wants their former executive chairman to sell back his incentive units, but the two sides are hundreds of thousands of dollars apart in their assessment of how much those units are worth.
Despite decades of on-the-job training for workers and numerous high-profile lawsuits, harassment by managers and co-workers persists—although the number of sexual harassment claims has declined in recent years.
The justices divided 4-4 in a case that considered whether public employees represented by a union can be required to pay "fair share" fees covering collective bargaining costs even if they are not members.
A former employee of an Indiana pork processing plant is suing two company officials, saying they were involved in knowingly hiring hundreds of people who weren't in the country legally in order to keep wages low for all of the plant's workers.
The unanimous ruling Tuesday is a victory for the growing number of retailers and other companies that routinely screen workers to prevent employee theft.
The convenience store chain has been taking corrective action to better protect employees after the shootings of Indianapolis clerks in 2009 and 2011.
State and local lawmakers around the country, including some in Indianapolis, are supporting efforts to increase the hiring of ex-offenders.