RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Employment & Labor Law

Jan. 25, 2016Joan M. Fletcher, Iowa Employer Law Blog
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This is a particularly important reminder for employers in industries that were not covered prior to OSHA’s revised record-keeping rule, which went into effect January 1, 2015.

Dec. 11, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
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It comes as no surprise, then, that the focus of Sarkisian’s litigation is the claim that at the time he worked for USC he was a “person with a disability” in that he suffered from alcoholism, and that alcoholism limited one or more of his major life activities.

Nov. 9, 2015Russell L. Samson
Wage-Garnishment

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.  […]

Jul. 7, 2015Bryan P. O'Neill, Iowa Employer Law Blog
employer-retaliation

A plaintiff does not have the burden to prove that a defendant lacks an overriding business justification for the adverse action taken.

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