Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Employment preference for Indiana citizens. Requires that whenever an employer makes an employment decision for a job located or based in Indiana after June 30, 2016, the employer shall give a preference in employment to an Indiana resident who is a citizen of the United States. Provides that an individual may not receive the preference unless the individual meets the job related qualifications for the position and has resided in Indiana for at least five years. Provides that the employer may require that an individual provide documentation to establish that the individual is entitled to the preference. Requires the department Employment preference for Indiana citizens. Requires that whenever an employer makes an employment decision for a job located or based in Indiana after June 30, 2016, the employer shall give a preference in employment to an Indiana resident who is a citizen of the United States. Provides that an individual may not receive the preference unless the individual meets the job related qualifications for the position and has resided in Indiana for at least five years. Provides that the employer may require that an individual provide documentation to establish that the individual is entitled to the preference. Requires the department of labor to receive, investigate, and attempt to resolve complaints concerning alleged violations. Requires employers to provide notice of the preference in a format accessible to applicants and employees, and requires the department of labor to develop language for use by employers in providing the notice. ... View more