Indiana Hours Worked




Hours worked

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address hours worked. However, because most employees working in Indiana are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of hours worked set forth in that law set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Workweek

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address what constitutes a workweek for purposes of it minimum wage requirements. Because most employees working in Indiana are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding workweek set forth in that law provide reasonable guidance.





Waiting time

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count employee waiting time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Indiana are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding waiting time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



On-call time

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count employee on-call time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Indiana are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding on-call time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Sleeping time

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count employee sleeping time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Indiana are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding sleeping time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Travel time

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count employee travel time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Indiana are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding travel time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Meeting, lecture, and training time

Indiana’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count time spent by employees in meetings, lectures, or training time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Indiana are subject only to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the rules and regulations regarding meeting time set forth in that law provides reasonable guidance.



Show up or reporting time

Indiana law does not require employers to pay employees for reporting or showing up to work if no work is performed. An employer is also not required to pay an employee a minimum number of hours if the employer dismisses the employee from work prior to completing their scheduled shift. Employers are only required to pay employees for hours actually worked.