Amid a nationwide worker shortage, central Indiana employers are increasingly taking a chance on new hires who have been arrested or convicted of a crime.
Coming or going? Despite lawyer shortage, number of Indiana law schools grads staying in-state mostly unchanged
Studies have shown there’s a need for more Hoosier attorneys — especially in the public sector and in rural areas — but it appears the decline isn’t because new lawyers are leaving the state after turning their tassels.Read More
Scrounging for change: DOL pauses proposed tip-pooling, tip credit rules changes
Proposed changes to the country’s tipped employee regulations have caused a stir among some states and worker advocates, prompting a temporary halt of further movement from the U.S. Department of Labor.Read More
To mandate or not to mandate: Employers preparing for COVID-19 vaccine
While the pandemic continues to rage and pharmaceutical makers get closer to developing an effective vaccine, Americans’ willingness to get inoculated has slipped. Battles over the vaccination will probably spill into the workplace, and employers are already starting to consider policies and plans for ensuring their workers’ health along with making possible accommodations to those who object to getting the shots.Read More
Web Exclusive: Lawyers, judges offer tips on how to get the most out of judicial clerkship
At a time when judges are interviewing and hiring to fill upcoming judicial clerkship positions, some former and current law clerks are reflecting on their own experiences and offering suggestions to newcomers on how to prepare.Read More
A woman who sued her ex-employer for fraud after her position was eliminated the day she started work cannot add a new fraud claim to her amended complaint, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed.
A judge has dismissed a former Marion County magistrate judge’s lawsuit against court officials for alleged employment discrimination, ruling neither federal law that former Magistrate Judge Kimberly Mattingly cited permitted her to bring such claims.
Against the backdrop of a red-hot job market, Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Inc. and its flight school have taken legal action against a dozen former students who the airline says failed to honor their commitment to fly for Republic after graduation.
A fired Indiana leasing consultant will continue to get unemployment benefits after the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed she wasn’t let go for gross negligence.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA will ask a federal appeals court next month to block a lawsuit that seeks to have athletes treated as employees who are paid for their time, the latest high-profile challenge to amateurism in college sports.
A husband who was suspended from work along with his wife after they were accused of misusing FMLA leave has failed in his bid to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate his lawsuit against his employer.
A physician’s assistant at St. Vincent Medical Group who received the COVID-19 vaccine after her employer mandated it but sued alleging federal civil rights violations has failed to secure relief from a federal court, which dismissed her complaint.
The lawsuit filed by Michelle “Shelly” Fitzgerald against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis hinged on the question of not what she actually did as a guidance counselor, but what the school expected her to do.
Court rules in favor of Archdiocese in discrimination dispute with second Roncalli teacher fired for same-sex marriage
The Indiana Southern District Court has tossed the final discrimination lawsuit brought by a former Roncalli High School guidance counselor against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
A Black woman who sued the VA for alleged employment discrimination has failed to overturn the grant of summary judgment to the federal agency, with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals concluding the woman failed to prove discrimination based on her race or gender.
In recent months, current and former employees of drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co., medical-equipment maker Roche Diagnostics and health care system Ascension St. Vincent have filed suit in federal district court, claiming their religious views and civil liberties were violated.
The last time the Federal Reserve faced inflation as high as it is now, in the early 1980s, it jacked up interest rates to double-digit levels—and in the process caused a deep recession and sharply higher unemployment. On Thursday, Chair Jerome Powell suggested that this time, the Fed won’t have to go nearly as far.
A man who was knocked out by two off-duty Indianapolis police officers during a bar fight and was initially awarded more than $1 million in damages against the city could not convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that the municipality should be held vicariously liable for its employees’ actions.
Declaring Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is attempting to use the state’s open records law as both a shield and a sword, an Indianapolis woman is asking a federal court to make public an agency opinion about the top Hoosier lawyer’s private-sector job he kept when he entered elected office.
A minority-owned staffing agency based in Batesville has filed a lawsuit in Marion County against a New Jersey-based company that alleges the out-of-state firm owes it $10 million related to a contract with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a former guidance counselor’s discrimination claims against Roncalli High School and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
An Indiana staffing agency has agreed to settle with the U.S. Department of Justice over claims that it discriminated against a number of non-U.S. citizens by asking them to provide their green cards and rejecting their valid documentation required to work.
A former Indiana official had been set to take a job leading Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles, but that plan fell apart Tuesday after a newspaper’s reporting about allegations that the official had behaved inappropriately at work.
The town of Clarksville is being sued for allegations of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by revoking a reserve police officer’s job offer after discovering his HIV diagnosis.