Understanding the Four Forms of Pregnancy Discrimination

Understanding the Four Forms of Pregnancy Discrimination Having a child is a joyous experience; often one a woman likes to share with those around them. Because pregnancy lasts roughly 9 months, most women maintain their jobs throughout their pregnancy. While this is commonplace and many employers in Iowa and elsewhere are used to employing pregnant […]

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Protecting the Rights of Pregnant Employees

Protecting the Rights of Pregnant Employees Starting a family is a joyous time for those in Iowa and elsewhere; however, women could face some troubles because she has decided to have a child or expand her family. One would not think that being pregnant in the work environment would generate much if any changes, but […]

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Transgender Employee Files Action for Discrimination in Iowa

Transgender Employee Files Action for Discrimination in Iowa The workplace is supposed to be a comfortable and safe environment. However, some employees do not believe that they are receiving the treatment he or she deserves. Because certain rights are afforded to employees, it is important to note when these rights have not been upheld. If […]

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FMLA Violations Are Common and Often Devastating for Employees

FMLA Violations Are Common and Often Devastating for Employees Compared to other industrialized nations, the United States does a poor job of accommodating parental and medical leave and protecting the jobs of workers who must take time off for these reasons. The U.S. has only the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides up […]

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What Constitutes Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? While employees in Iowa and elsewhere may not always be pleased with their place of employment, this does not mean that they are being mistreated. However, some employees experience much pain and hardship because of their treatment and unpleasant conduct experienced in the workplace. Although unexpected by most […]

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Fighting for Your Rights After Workplace Sexual Harassment

Fighting for Your Rights After Workplace Sexual Harassment Nothing is worse than feeling like you don’t matter or are unsafe in the workplace you spend countless hours at each week. While many employees feel comfortable in their work environments, experiencing the employee rights afforded to workers in Iowa and other states across the nation, this […]

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6 points to consider when evaluating wrongful termination

6 points to consider when evaluating wrongful termination If you lost your job in a way that wasn’t fair, you probably have a sense that something didn’t happen the right way. You may know exactly what was wrong about your termination, but you might not know how to describe the situation from a legal perspective. […]

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Answers to questions SEC whistleblowers may have

Answers to questions SEC whistleblowers may have In our experience in representing whistleblowers in securities cases, we have found that our clients have a number of important questions they need answers to prior to becoming clients. We understand that we must be counselors at law just as much as we are advocates. As such, Because […]

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Employees can be proactive in preventing harassment

Employees Can Be Proactive in Preventing Harassment You have worked hard to start your career. You studied hard and got an education. You’ve done internships and worked entry-level positions. You know your field. You researched competition and applied for the perfect job. As you grow in your new role, you will want to know what […]

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Employer Retaliation Happens to Some Who Report Harassment

Employer Retaliation Happens to Some Who Report Harassment Many people who experience workplace harassment, abuse or discrimination, are reticent to come forward about their experiences. One of the most common reasons for people to choose to ignore workplace harassment is fear of getting punished for making the complaint. This practice, called employer retaliation, is patently illegal, […]

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