News Releases

Indiana Law Change Allows Minors in Restaurant Bars

Beginning tomorrow, HEA 1200 and SEA 20 will go into effect, allowing minor children under the age of 18 – who are accompanied by a parent, guardian or family member who is 21 or older – in a bar area “for the sole purpose of consuming food.” While this law opens up the option for family-friendly seating, the decision to implement these changes remains with the individual establishments.

Indiana Adopts its First Consumer Data Privacy Statute

On May 1, 2023, Gov. Holcomb signed into law Indiana’s first consumer data privacy statute. Indiana now joins California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Virginia and Utah in adopting consumer data privacy protections.

H-1B Cap Season is Back

It is time for employers hoping to file cap-subject H-1B petitions to begin the planning process. A lottery system will remain in place for FY2024. Employers seeking H-1B status for FY2024, which begins on October 1, 2023, will: Submit limited details relating to each...

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks OSHA ETS Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

This afternoon, the United States Supreme Court issued an order effectively blocking the implementation and enforcement of the ETS. The Court’s decision was the result of various petitions filed by states and private businesses seeking emergency relief from a December 17, 2021 determination by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal allowing the ETS to take effect.