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Bill Watch, April 23, 2019: Current Labor Law Legislation of Note - Labor and Employment Law News

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Labor and Employment Law News

Posted on: Apr 23, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following labor law related legislation. IndyBar members can request that the Legislative Committee track specific legislation by contacting committee chair Mindy Westrick at

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SB130   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE MATTERS. (DORIOT B) Excludes from the definition of "employment", for purposes of the unemployment compensation system, service performed by a driver who provides drive away operations when: (1) the vehicle being driven is the commodity being delivered; and (2) the driver has entered into an agreement with the party arranging for the transportation that specifies the driver is an independent contractor and not an employee.

SB231   DIRECT SALES. (MESSMER M) Excludes a direct seller from the definition of "employee" for purposes of the minimum wage law. Excepts, under certain conditions, an individual engaged as a direct seller from receiving unemployment benefits. Excludes services by direct sellers from the definition of "employment" under the unemployment compensation system.


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