RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Employment & Labor Law

Dec. 9, 2014Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog

The United States Supreme Court issued an unanimous decision today which further clarifies the meaning of “work” and “work time” under the FLSA.

Dec. 9, 2014Melissa 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 […]

Nov. 14, 2014Alison N. Kurth, Iowa Employer Law Blog, Iowa Tax Café Blog

Under the Internal Revenue Code, “employee gifts” are not excluded gifts, meaning that if an employer gives a gift to an employee it will not be excluded from the employee’s gross income by that section.

Nov. 11, 2014Melissa 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.

Nov. 7, 2014Joan M. Fletcher, Iowa Employer Law Blog

While employers often elect to handle unemployment benefits hearings on their own, if the circumstances warrant, involving legal counsel can help ensure that proper objections are lodged and grounds for appeal are preserved.

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