RESULTS FOR POST TAG: Iowa employers
Implications and questions following Young v. UPS’s determination of the obligation of employers to accommodate work restrictions of pregnant employees
May. 1, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
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 […]
Supreme Court “clarifies” (a/k/a creates) obligations of employers to accommodate work restrictions of pregnant employees
Apr. 29, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
The language used by the Supreme Court majority opinion suggests to me…that the comparison employers must make to determine whether denial of an accommodation may violate the PDA — when the accommodation is the same — is whether the employee is pregnant or not, and nothing else.
Jan. 29, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Your FMLA administrator needs to be very familiar with the definitions of “serious health condition” found at 29 CFR §825.113 in order to determine when an absence qualifies for FMLA leave
The NLRB’s new election rule is the “Mount Everest of regulations: Massive in scale and unforgiving in its effect”
Dec. 15, 2014 – Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
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. 9, 2014 – Melissa 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 […]