RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Employment & Labor Law

Dec. 15, 2014Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
New-NLRB-rule

New NLRB rule will make it easier for unions to successfully organize because many union elections will now be held within just 10 to 21 days after the union’s petition is filed.

Dec. 12, 2014Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Employer Law Blog
casual-Fridays

Dress codes, including dress codes for casual Fridays, may be unlawful under the NLRA.

Dec. 11, 2014Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
NLRB-email-at-work

Employees now have the presumptive right to use their employers’ email system while on nonworking time in order to engage in protected concerted activity, which includes the right to communicate about union organizing.

Dec. 9, 2014Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog

The United States Supreme Court issued an unanimous decision today which further clarifies the meaning of “work” and “work time” under the FLSA.

Dec. 9, 2014Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”) recently announced new employer notification requirements for work-related fatalities, in-patient hospitalizations, and other serious injuries. The State of Iowa has also adopted the new requirements. Starting on January 1, 2015, Iowa employers with injuries in their Iowa facilities will be required to notify IOSHA of all work-related fatalities […]

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