RESULTS FOR POST TAG: Iowa employers

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?

Jun. 16, 2015Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog

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

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
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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 […]

Apr. 29, 2015Russell 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.

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