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If You Were Unlawfully Fired: 3 Tips to Hold Your Iowa Employer Accountable

What constitutes wrongful termination in Iowa? Do you believe you have been unlawfully fired from your job in Iowa? If so you, likely feel angry or upset and want to know how to hold your former employer accountable. Here are 3 ways you can get justice: 1.      Taking legal action sooner rather than later. There …


What is “Quid Pro Quo” Harassment in Iowa Workplaces?

We get a lot of calls about harassment in the workplace. Sometimes this harassment takes the form of a generally hostile work environment – repeated inappropriate jokes, or scattered comments and gestures here and there. But other times, the harassment arises in a situation that the law calls “quid pro quo” harassment.  “Quid pro quo” …


What Kinds of Discrimination are Illegal in Iowa Workplaces?

Every day Iowans face discrimination in the workplace. Unfortunately, not all discrimination is illegal. Knowing what types of discrimination are illegal is the first step to understanding if you have a claim. The first thing you need to know is that not all discrimination in the workplace is illegal. An employer can cross the line …


How Long Do I Have to File a Complaint for Being Discriminated Against at Work in Iowa?

If you have been discriminated against at work in Iowa, you may be wondering what you can do to hold your employer accountable. Both Iowa law and Federal law prohibit workplace discrimination where that discrimination is based on membership in a protected class such as age, race, sex, disability, religion, and other similar groups.  These …


Were You a Whistleblower at Your Job in Iowa?

You’ve likely heard the term “whistleblower” as it relates to employment. Most of us have an understanding that if you are a “whistleblower”, you are protected from retaliation.  However, the law places specific limits on what activities count as “whistleblowing” and when retaliation becomes illegal. When Are You Considered a Whistleblower in Iowa? First, it …


What is Reasonable Accommodation and How Does it Work in Iowa?

If you have a disability or limitation, you may feel nervous about asking for accommodations so you can continue working. However, Iowa law says that employers must take reasonable steps to accommodate workers with disabilities. Reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a job or a workspace that will allow an employee with limitations …


Types of Sexual Harassment That Can Happen on the Job in Iowa – and What You Can Do About It

Do you dread going to work each day because you must deal with your coworkers making sexual comments or behaving in an inappropriate way? Sexual harassment is illegal behavior that many Iowans nonetheless face in their workplace. What is Sexual Harassment in the Iowa Workplace? There are many different forms that sexual harassment can take …


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