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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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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