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Jun. 25, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
GINA

GINA absolutely prohibits employers from discriminating in employment based on genetic information.

Jun. 25, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Title-VII-anti-discriminati

Employers should favor the broader societal policy expressed in the general discrimination laws as amplified by the courts.

Jun. 24, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
TitleVII-and-EEOC

While there can indeed be judicial review of the question of whether the EEOC complied with its obligation to attempt conciliation, the filing of a motion questioning whether that obligation was met does nothing but provide a slight delay to litigation.

Jun. 15, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
RLS-perez-v-staples

A $275,000 settlement of an FMLA claim based on a failure to provide individualized notices, even though the leave was provided, seems a bit much.

May. 1, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
work in progress

Discussed in an earlier blog post were the obligations of employers to accommodate work restrictions of pregnant employees created by the Supreme Court in its decision in Young v. UPS. This post will discuss some of the broader questions that may stem from the newly announced standards. Impact on state workers’ compensation laws/Temporary Partial Disability […]

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