RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Employment & Labor Law
Dec. 11, 2015 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
It comes as no surprise, then, that the focus of Sarkisian’s litigation is the claim that at the time he worked for USC he was a “person with a disability” in that he suffered from alcoholism, and that alcoholism limited one or more of his major life activities.
Nov. 9, 2015 – Russell 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?
It’s “Pay Transparency” handbook amendment time for affirmative action employers, with a supplemental poster requirement
Oct. 20, 2015 – Russell L. Samson
On September 11, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its final rule implementing Executive Order 13665. E.O. 13665 prohibits federal government contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in any manner against employees or job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. […]
Jul. 7, 2015 – Bryan P. O'Neill, Iowa Employer Law Blog
A plaintiff does not have the burden to prove that a defendant lacks an overriding business justification for the adverse action taken.
Indecent proposal: Proposed increases to what employees must be paid to continue to be exempt from overtime under the FLSA
Jul. 1, 2015 – Jill R. Jensen-Welch, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Employer Law Blog
DOL proposal is aimed at increasing the minimum salary level that must be paid in order for certain workers to be considered exempt from overtime provisions.