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Maurer Rifkin & Hill, P.C.

Experienced federal and state court litigators representing clients in a full range of employment, business, civil rights and personal matters.

11550 North Meridian St., Suite 115 - Carmel, IN 46032


In Indiana, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Indiana labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Indiana
Total Employed 2003. 2,768
Total Members of unions 327
Percent of Employed 11.8
Total Employed Represented by Unions 352
Persent Total Employed 2004 12.7
Total Employed 2004. 2,717
Total Members of unions 311
Percent of Employed 11.4
Total Employed Represented by Unions 338
Persent of Total Employed 2004 12.4

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Indiana primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Indiana workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Indiana labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Indiana labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Indiana worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Indiana labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms

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One of the 12 operating arms of the Federal Reserve System, located throughout the United States, that together with their 25 branches carry out various functions of the U.S. central bank system.

Stock exchange

An organized market for the buying and selling of stocks and bonds.

Americans With Disability Act

The ADA protects people with disabilities from employment discrimination

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