Two significant changes to Indiana’s wage laws will become effective on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. First, liquidated damages will no longer be mandatory when an employer violates Indiana’s Wage Payment or Wage Claims statutes....more
As 2013 comes to an end, we will consider a number of issues that employers might be facing at the end of the year. In this blog series, we will cover topics such as seasonal hiring, religious discrimination claims stemming...more
The new head of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will emphasize independent contractor misclassification as a top priority.
Speaking this morning at a panel discussion in Chicago hosted by the American Bar...more
If it walks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck—then you’d better have a pretty good argument if you don’t want the Indiana Supreme Court to call it a “duck.”
The Indiana Supreme Court recently...more
Although the federal minimum wage remains at $7.25 per hour, minimum wages increased in 10 states effective January 1, 2013. In nine of the 10 states, the increases are linked to cost of living adjustments based on a consumer...more
Overruling its own precedent, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (which covers Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin) recently held that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to reassign...more