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Indiana Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Indiana, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Indiana

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

State of Indiana Civil Rights Commission
Indiana Government Center North
100 N. Senate Ave., Room 103
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2211
Phone: (317) 232-2600
Toll-free: (complaints only) (800) 628-2909
TDD: (317) 743-3333
Fax: (317) 232-6580
Web Address: http://www.state.in.us/icrc/

Agency Description/Mission: The Indiana Civil Rights Commission enforces the Indiana civil rights laws and provides quality education and service to the public in an effort to ensure equal opportunity to all Hoosiers and visitors to the state of Indiana.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Indianapolis District Office

101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4203
Phone: (317) 226-7212
TTY: (317) 226-5162

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Indiana Department of Labor
Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Division (IOSHA)

Indiana Government Center - South
402 West Washington Street, Room W195
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-2693
Fax: (317) 233-3790
Web Address: http://www.in.gov/dol/iosha.htm

Agency Description/Mission: The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Division (IOSHA) is dedicated to ensuring Hoosier workplace safety and health. To be successful IOSHA will improve workplace safety and health for all Indiana workers by reducing hazards and exposures in the workplace environment that result in occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities. IOSHA works to change workplace culture to increase employer and worker awareness of, commitment to, and involvement in workplace safety and health while securing public confidence through excellence in the development and delivery of our programs and services.

IOSHA FAQs

3. Unemployment Insurance

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
10 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (888) WorkOne
TDD: (317) 232-7560
E-Mail: workone@dwd.state.in.us
Web Address: http://www.in.gov/dwd/

Unemployment Insurance FAQ
Claimant Handbook
File a Claim for Unemployment Benefits

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Indiana Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division

Indiana Government Center - South
402 W. Washington Street, Room W195
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Wage and Hour Phone: (317) 232-2655
TT/Voice: (800) 743-3333
E-Mail: customerservice@dol.in.gov
Web Address: http://www.in.gov/dol/

Agency Information/Mission: The Wage and Hour Division of the Indiana Department of Labor is authorized to promote the arbitration, mediation and conciliation of wage disputes between employers and employees. This division is responsible for enforcing the Indiana Minimum Wage Law, wage payment statutes, and the Age Discrimination Law. Wage and Hour also administers procedures of the Common Construction Wage Law, which requires that workers be paid established wage rates on public work projects.

Wage & Hour FAQs
Explanation of Wage Claim Process

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Indianapolis District Office

429 N. Pennsylvania Street
Room 403
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1873
Phone: (317) 226-6801
Voice Mail: (317) 687-3289
Fax: (317) 226-5177

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Workers' Compensation Board of Indiana
402 West Washington Street
Room W-196
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-3808
Web Address: http://www.in.gov/wcb/

Agency Description/Mission: The Workers' Compensation Board's mission is to provide efficient dispute resolution for injured workers and employers by administering both formal adjudication and informal dispute resolution services; to serve the public by answering inquiries regarding the Indiana Worker's Compensation system; and to collect statistical information regarding workplace injuries in Indiana.

Forms
Guide to Indiana Worker's Compensation

Terry A. Venneberg Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you. Read

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Blog of the Week

One year after the Weinstein story broke, sexual harassment claims are up 12% nationwide

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reported that sexual harassment claims were up 12 percent this year, compared with the 2017 fiscal year.

Thought for the Week

"Kavanaugh tends to interpret narrowly the limits that work law places on employers, resulting in judicial and agency deference to employers’ decisions."

–Professor Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

 Top Hiring and Classification Searches this week: 

  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independant contractors
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Undocumented workers
  • Non-disclosure agreements

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How Companies Can Build Better Sexual Harassment Policies
  2. New York Sexual Harassment Law Deadline Has Employers in a Hurry
  3. Starbucks now offering backup daycare benefit to US workers
  4. AFL-CIO's Trumka Is Optimistic About the Midterms
  5. Study: Lingering illnesses can trouble women for years after assault, workplace harassment