RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Russ Samson
Dec. 6, 2013 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Employers should not be lulled into a false sense of security that a job requirement is lawful and valid.
Aug. 17, 2013 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Dickinson Law News, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Employer Law Blog, Iowa Family Law Blog, Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog, Iowa Tax & Estate Planning Blog
Seventeen attorneys from Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s The Best Lawyers in America. This list is an annual compilation based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which leading attorneys cast more than 3.1 million votes on the legal […]
Jul. 11, 2013 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
On July 2, 2013, a three judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals – in Mortgage Bankers Association v. Harris held that the Department of Labor’s 2010 Administrative Interpretation that Mortgage Loan Officers are not exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act was not properly promulgated and must be vacated. But that does not mean that wholesale changes putting such individuals back into an exempt pay structure are in order.
Jun. 26, 2013 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court held, in Vance v. Ball State University, that an employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious liability for unlawful harassment under Title VII if he or she is empowered by the employer to take tangible employment actions against the victim.
Feb. 15, 2013 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Implementing the changes made to the Family and Medical Leave Act by the National Defense Authorization Act, the U.S. Department of Labor has promulgated a new Poster: EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT. The new poster is to be posted on or before March 8, 2013. Employers can access the […]