Nov. 9, 2015Russell L. Samson

What might an employer do to at least be reasonably confident of the legitimacy of a packet of materials received in the mail directing that money be withheld from an employee’s wages and sent off by mail to an out-of-state post office box or electronically to a bank account identified by number?

Oct. 20, 2015Russell L. Samson

On September 11, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its final rule implementing Executive Order 13665.  E.O. 13665 prohibits federal government contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in any manner against employees or job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.  […]

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

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

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

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

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.

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