RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Employment & Labor Law
Supreme Court “clarifies” (a/k/a creates) obligations of employers to accommodate work restrictions of pregnant employees
Apr. 29, 2015 – Russell 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.
Apr. 22, 2015 – Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Recent lawsuits against employers have left them wondering what exactly is a permissible wellness program in light of the ADA?
Apr. 7, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Under the FCRA, employers are required to take a series of mandated steps when seeking to obtain, and then when using, consumer reports to make employment decisions such as hiring (including pre-employment background checks), promotions, reassignment, and retention.
Supreme Court: Mortgage loan officers today are more likely than not entitled to “overtime” compensation
Mar. 25, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Nonexempt employees who receive bonuses or commissions may under the law be entitled to receive a premium over and above the amount of the commission or the bonus if there were “overtime hours” worked during the period covered by the commission or the bonus.
Lessons in payroll deductions in Iowa: Advances on wages, personal expenses, and escrow accounts for property damage
Mar. 20, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Iowa employers: Have you gone through all of the paperwork you have individuals sign when starting employment to assure that you have appropriate authorizations for all deductions you may want to make from an employee’s paycheck? And are all of the deductions actually lawful?