When Is There Probable Cause of Workplace Discrimination?

When Is There Probable Cause of Workplace Discrimination? When an Iowan believes he or she has been subjected to employment discrimination, they can exercise their employee rights by considering a legal filing. Regardless of how or why the person was discriminated against, there are certain basic factors that must be considered when moving forward with […]

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What Is the Timeline for an Employment Complaint?

What Is the Timeline for an Employment Complaint? Iowa workers who believe their civil rights were violated when subjected to some form of employment discrimination will have a great deal to consider as they weigh their options. This includes how to move forward with a case, what the law says about their situation and how […]

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Whistleblowers Do Have Protections Under Federal and State Laws

Whistleblowers Do Have Protections Under Federal and State Laws You knew that there were unusual things going on at your business, and you thought that your employer might be defrauding the government. You didn’t want to say anything for fear of losing your job, but you know that there is something wrong with this situation. […]

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Women in Sexual Harassment Suit Get Important Victory

Women in Sexual Harassment Suit Get Important Victory In Iowa and across the nation, greater attention is being paid to incidents in which workers are sexually harassed on the job. For many jobs that are frequently male-dominated, women who have worked in that environment have been subjected to offensive sexual comments, sexual innuendo, unwanted touching […]

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Understanding When Retaliation Violates Employment Law

Understanding When Retaliation Violates Employment Law Iowans with issues at work, and believe there has been a violation of their employment rights, are often concerned about filing a complaint, due to fear of retaliation. This is also a problem when an employee takes part in protected activities, but the threat of retaliation is in place […]

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Woman Claims Harassment and Discrimination at Former Job

Woman Claims Harassment and Discrimination at Former Job Iowa residents who are simply trying to do their jobs to the best of their abilities might find themselves confronted with various forms of harassment and discrimination. This can be frightening and worrisome, as they may not know what to do to put a stop to it […]

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Understanding the Options Available to a Victim of Harassment

Understanding the Options Available to a Victim of Harassment As a growing number of prominent people are accused of sexual harassment and face losing their jobs and even being arrested, there might be a belief that sexual harassment on the job will no longer be tolerated and all victims need to do to put a […]

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Are You Familiar with the Types of Sexual Harassment?

Are You Familiar with the Types of Sexual Harassment? As an employee, you hope you never have to deal with any form of sexual harassment. Unfortunately, there may come a time when you find yourself in this undesirable position. It’s important to become familiar with the many types of sexual harassment, as this will give […]

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What Is Military Service Qualifying Exigency Under FMLA?

What Is Military Service Qualifying Exigency Under FMLA? Workers in Iowa who have family members who are in military service will often be worried about how potential demands for time off will affect their work. The Family and Medical Leave Act has a stipulation that an eligible worker can use FMLA if there is a qualifying […]

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Sexual Harassment in Iowa and Witnesses Reporting It

Sexual Harassment in Iowa and Witnesses Reporting It When sexual harassment takes place in the workplace in Iowa, it is common that the victim is not the only person aware of it. Witnesses might see that there is harassment taking place and there is frequently confusion as to the protocol of reporting it when another […]

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