What Does the Law Say About Equal Pay Requirements?

What Does the Law Say About Equal Pay Requirements? In a perfect world, equal pay between men and women would no longer be an issue in Iowa and across the nation. However, it remains problematic as employers might still violate the law by failing to pay men and women equal pay for equal work. When […]

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Family Medical Leave Act Violations: Don’t Be a Victim

Family Medical Leave Act Violations: Don’t Be a Victim There may come a time when your work life and your family responsibilities get in the way of one another. While it’s your job to figure things out, there is help to be had. For example, you may be eligible for leave under the Family Medical […]

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Iowa restaurant owner faces consequences for sexual harassment

Iowa restaurant owner faces consequences for sexual harassment In Iowa and across the nation, people are increasingly telling their stories of being sexually harassed and seeking compensation in legal filings for all they have lost because of it. Some of the biggest obstacles to people moving forward with a sexual harassment claim include fear of […]

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Are You a Victim of Workplace Harassment?

Are You a Victim of Workplace Harassment? When workers in Iowa are considering whether the treatment they are subjected to at work constitutes a violation of the law against harassment, it is important to understand the two kinds of harassment that can take place. While there are subsets with these two types of harassment, the basics are […]

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Woman claims school district subjected her to wage discrimination

Woman claims school district subjected her to wage discrimination In Iowa and across the nation, stories about people being harassed and mistreated at work are increasingly prevalent. Wage and gender discrimination can make it difficult for a person to function effectively on the job. It can even result in them losing the job by deciding […]

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How Is Leave Calculated When Using FMLA?

How Is Leave Calculated When Using FMLA? For Iowa workers who qualify for job protection and time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), it is not a simple matter of taking the time off without meeting certain requirements. The basics are easily understood. Workers can use FMLA for as much as 12 […]

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Youth Workers and Age Discrimination: What to Know

Youth Workers and Age Discrimination: What to Know If you’re worried about how you’re going to be treated on the job, one of the concerns you have may be about your age. Age discrimination certainly is a problem in the United States, particularly for those age 40 and older. Age-based harassment laws address the negative treatment […]

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Employee Who Complained Because of Sexual Harassment Was Ignored

Employee Who Complained Because of Sexual Harassment Was Ignored When an Iowan is the victim of harassment, complaining about it to those in a position of power in the workplace will do something to put a stop to it. This belief is true with sexual harassment or any other type of ill treatment. When those […]

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Court Lets State Workers File Workplace Discrimination Claims

Court Lets State Workers File Workplace Discrimination Claims Discrimination in the workplace can take place in any kind of job in Iowa, even for state workers who might expect to be treated in an evenhanded fashion due to the nature of the employment. Nonetheless, discriminatory practices can affect people across a wide spectrum. Fortunately, there […]

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Iowans Do Not Need to Accept Sexual Harassment at Work

Iowans Do Not Need to Accept Sexual Harassment at Work Sexual harassment is a prominent issue. While more and more people who are in positions of power are being held responsible for their behavior, there remains a stigma attached to those who are mistreated in this way and want to take steps to put a […]

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