RESULTS FOR POST TAG: Iowa employers

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?

Jun. 16, 2015Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
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A recent decision from the Colorado Supreme Court provides clarity for Colorado employers about their rights to discipline and terminate employees who violate their drug policies.

Jun. 15, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
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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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