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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 […]

Apr. 29, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
RLS-NEW

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.

Apr. 22, 2015Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
wellness-programs

Recent lawsuits against employers have left them wondering what exactly is a permissible wellness program in light of the ADA?

Jan. 31, 2012The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Supreme Court rules ministerial exception precludes discrimination lawsuits by ministers against religious employers

The Hosanna-Tabor opinion makes it clear a ministerial exception precludes discrimination lawsuits by ministers against religious employers. The biggest question that remains is who, exactly, will be considered a “minister” for purposes of the flexible rule?

Dec. 9, 2011Jill R. Jensen-Welch, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Sweeping changes in affirmative action requirements for disabled workers proposed today

The Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs published proposed regulations today in the Federal Register that, if adopted, will make sweeping changes to Affirmative Action Plan requirements regarding disabled workers.

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