Indiana Political Activity: What you need to know

Under Indiana law, employers may not:
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• Pay employees their wages in pay envelopes upon which there is printed or in which there is enclosed a political motto, device, or argument containing threats intended or calculated to influence the political opinions or actions of the employees;
• Exhibit in the workplace a handbill or placard containing a threat, notice, or information that, if a particular ticket, candidate, or public question is elected, approved, or defeated, work will be stopped, the establishment will be closed, or wages reduced; or
• Take any action intended or calculated to influence the political opinions or actions of the employees (IN Code Sec. 3-14-3-21).
Except when on duty or acting in an official capacity and except where otherwise provided by state or federal law, no state employee may be prohibited from engaging in political activity or be denied the right to refrain from engaging in such activity (IN Code Sec. 4-15-10-2).
Reviewed September 2015.

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