Indiana

  • Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy, although some local government entities have implemented PLA mandates.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute allows state entities and political subdivisions to enter into P3s for both social infrastructure and transportation projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Skills Enhancement Fund – Provides assistance to businesses to support training and upgrading skills of employees required to support new capital investment. Grant may be provided to reimburse a portion (typically 50%) of eligible training costs over a period of two full calendar years from the commencement of the project. Most used for manufacturing companies. Other companies may be eligible if a regional headquarters and can demonstrate significant portion of its business involves transactions with out of state entities.

  • Career and Technical Education

    97% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Indiana does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • 5-Year Average Job Growth Rate (2011-16)

    1.4%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Indiana

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Does not have law in place.
Public: The contractor shall be paid in full including all escrowed principal and escrowed income by the state agency and escrow agent within sixty-one (61) days following the date of substantial completion.
Subs: For public projects, a prime must pay subs within 10 days of getting paid. There is no rule for paying lower tiers.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

Law requires state and local government agencies and contractors to use E-Verify and creates a state tax credit incentive for private employers to use E-Verify.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

3.8%.

Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

2.8.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers private workplaces and state and local government workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

24.8%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully illegal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

63%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.94%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

6.25%

Capital Spending % As Share of Total State Spending (2013)

6.6%