Thresholds for State and Federal Employment Law Coverage
Businesses must follow different state and federal employment laws based on the number of employees. This can be confusing, as different laws have different thresholds. Below is a listing of the thresholds for each applicable state and federal law.
Unemployment = 1 employee
Worker’s Compensation = 1 employee
State minimum wage = 2 employees
Indiana Civil Rights (Ind. Code 22-9 et seq.) = 6 employees
Age and disability discrimination
Social Security = 1 employee
OHSA = 1 employee
Federal Minimum Wage = 1 employee
Civil Rights (Title VII) = 15 employees
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) = 15 employees
Age Discrimination = 20 employees
COBRA (Health Insurance Extension) = 20 employees
Family Leave (under the Family Medical Leave Act) = 50 employees
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