RESULTS FOR PRACTICE AREA CATEGORY: Preventive Counseling
Jan. 16, 2015 – Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
The bill would require companies with at least 15 employees to give their employees up to seven days of paid sick leave a year. But while providing paid leave may have several advantages for employees and employers, it may also be difficult and expensive to implement paid leave
Jan. 5, 2015 – Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Iowa employers should consider whether their employee handbooks need a makeover in 2015.
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.
Email is the present day water cooler: NLRB holds that a total ban on nonwork email use by employees is unlawful
Dec. 11, 2014 – Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Employees now have the presumptive right to use their employers’ email system while on nonworking time in order to engage in protected concerted activity, which includes the right to communicate about union organizing.
A double edged sword: Iowa court requires mandatory disclosure of surveillance video in workers’ compensation proceedings
Nov. 11, 2014 – Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
It will now be significantly harder for employers to protect surveillance videos under the work product doctrine, Iowa Court says.