When Is the Employer Liable in an Iowa Workplace Harassment Case?

When Is the Employer Liable in an Iowa Workplace Harassment Case? Workers in Iowa are protected from harassment under the law. While this is generally perceived to be linked to sexual harassment, there are numerous other ways in which a worker can be harassed. People who are facing this treatment might realize early on that […]

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Key Points About Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Law

Key Points About Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Law For Iowans who are concerned about discrimination at work because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the law protects them. However, there are certain points that workers must be aware of when they are thinking of filing a claim about workplace discrimination because of […]

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Whistleblower Reports on Injury Practices at Public Works

Whistleblower Reports on Injury Practices at Public Works Iowa workers who see wrongdoing or danger at their job might be afraid to speak up for fear of retaliation or mistreatment for doing so. They might even be concerned about losing their jobs. However, it is a person’s right to report any violations, whether it is […]

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Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Iowa

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Iowa In the state of Iowa as well as the rest of the United States, all people are protected from discrimination in the workplace. They are protected from discrimination on the basis of disability, gender, marital status, age, race, nationality, color, religion and sexual orientation.Discrimination is the act of giving negative […]

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Iowa Woman’s Workplace Discrimination Suit Allowed to Go Forward

Iowa Woman’s Workplace Discrimination Suit Allowed to Go Forward For Iowa workers who believe they have been subjected to workplace harassment and other violations of the law, there are certain requirements that must be met before they can file a lawsuit because of it. Some employers might cite the failure to reach the necessary threshold […]

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What Is in Loco Parentis Under the Family and Medical Leave Act?

What Is in Loco Parentis Under the Family and Medical Leave Act? Iowa workers who are eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act are entitled to have as many as 12 workweeks off for a variety of personal reasons. Their jobs will be protected during this time. People who are eligible for FMLA should […]

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A Whistleblower Should Have Legal Assistance from an Attorney

A Whistleblower Should Have Legal Assistance from an Attorney Iowa workers who become aware of illegal behavior at their place of work might be intimidated or outright afraid to speak out against it. This can be in any kind of job in the public or private sector. While it could be a difficult decision to […]

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Detailed Records About Your Harassment Can Help Build a Case

Detailed Records About Your Harassment Can Help Build a Case Despite many strides toward greater equality in the workplace, people still experience degrading harassment by bosses, managers and co-workers. Sexual harassment isn’t limited to a few industries. It can happen at any kind of business, from a large corporate office to a retail establishment. When […]

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Former fire chief in Iowa says her civil rights were violated

Former Fire Chief in Iowa Says Her Civil Rights Were Violated Although greater attention is being paid to how Iowa workers of all genders and sexual orientations are treated while on the job or when seeking employment, there are still instances in which employers are accused of committing various violations of the civil rights law. […]

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What Should I Know About Age Discrimination?

What Should I Know About Age Discrimination? Under the law, Iowans are granted certain protections against workplace discrimination. This includes being discriminated against when seeking a job or already on the job. One category of discrimination that is not as prominent a topic today, but is still important to address, is age discrimination. Workers in […]

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