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Posted on 12/21/2017 at 08:31 AM by Russell Samson

NLRB REINSTATES OLD “JOINT EMPLOYER” TEST

On February 26, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board issued an order vacating its decision in Hy-Brand Industrial Co...

Posted on 06/21/2017 at 01:30 PM by Russell Samson

2017 alcohol testing amendments to Iowa's private sector drug-testing statute

On May 9, 2017, then-Governor Terry Branstad signed Iowa Senate File 32, “An Act relating to private sector employ...

Posted on 06/07/2017 at 10:33 AM by Russell Samson

2017 amendments to Iowa's private sector drug-testing statute allow for testing hair samples of prospective employees only

On May 9, 2017, then-Governor Terry Branstad signed Senate File 32, “An Act relating to private sector employee dr...

Posted on 01/26/2017 at 11:35 AM by Russell Samson

How not to lose the attorney-client privilege over communications with your attorney

A recent ruling from a federal magistrate judge in the Western District of New York in a motion to compel called to mind...

Posted on 12/01/2016 at 06:58 AM by Russell Samson

No last minute "stay" of federal OSHA "no retaliation" rules

On November 28, 2016, Dallas, Texas based United States District Court Judge Sam Lindsay issued an order denying a preli...

Posted on 11/04/2016 at 12:06 PM by Russell Samson

Iowa's Voting Leave Law helps Iowa employees "Get Out the Vote"

In 2012, we wrote about Iowa’s voting leave law.  As a reminder, Iowa Code Section 49.109 requires that...

Posted on 07/27/2016 at 10:29 AM by Russell Samson

Employers need requirements for immediate reporting of work-related injuries and post-accident drug-testing policies

On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the United States Department of Labor published in...

Posted on 06/08/2016 at 01:10 PM by Russell Samson

Employer reminder: Mandatory "military leave" includes short notice leave for "funeral honors duty"

“The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that, upon request, a funeral honors detail is provided for the funeral of...
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