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Final 2014 IndyBar Bill Watch Report: Labor & Employment Law-Related Legislation - Labor and Employment Law News

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Posted on: Apr 2, 2014

Please see below for the latest Bill Watch report concerning labor and employment law-related legislation. This will be the final weekly report as Governor Pence has conducted his final review of all of the bills placed on his desk. The Governor has signed all bills, except for one that will become law without his signature.

HB1242 EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST VETERANS (CARBAUGH M)
Provides that it is an unlawful employment practice (practice) for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by: (1) refusing to employ an applicant for employment on the basis that the applicant is a veteran of the armed forces of the United States; or (2) refusing to employ an applicant for employment on the basis that the applicant is a member of the Indiana national guard or member of a reserve component. Requires the Indiana civil rights commission to enforce alleged violations of the practice. Requires the Indiana department of veterans' affairs to disseminate information necessary to inform veterans of the practice. Makes technical corrections.
Current Status: 3/25/2014 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

SB294 WORKER'S COMPENSATION (BOOTS P)
Changes the worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation law by providing that: (1) a medical service provider may not be reimbursed for more than one office visit for each repackaged legend drug prescribed; (2) the maximum period during which a medical service provider that is not a retail or mail order pharmacy may receive reimbursement for a repackaged legend drug begins on the date of the injury or disablement and ends at the beginning of the eighth day after the date of the injury or disablement; (3) for purposes of determining pecuniary liability, a medical service provider is distinguished from a medical service facility on the basis of the provider's billing form for Medicare reimbursement; and (4) an officer of a corporation who is an employee of the corporation may elect not to be an employee of the corporation for purposes of worker's compensation and occupational diseases law. Removes language that provides that the reimbursement for an implant may not exceed the invoice amount plus 25%.
Current Status: 3/25/2014 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

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