The Indiana Civil Rights Act prohibits hiring practices that discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran. The Act covers employers with six or more employees (IN Code Sec. 22-9-1-1 et seq.).
The Employment Discrimination Against Disabled Persons Act prohibits employment discrimination based on disability and applies to employers with 15 or more employees.
The Indiana Age Discrimination Act prohibits employment discrimination against individuals between the ages of 40 and 75 IN Code Sec. 22-9-2-2. The Act covers employers with one or more employees, but it does not apply to employers that are subject to the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).
Separate laws prohibit gender-based pay discrimination and discrimination for off-duty use of tobacco products. All employers are covered by these laws.