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Iowa Lowers Standard for Positive Alcohol Tests
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, Iowa employers may lower their standard for alcohol tests and consider taking action against an employee with a blood alcohol


“Would you say that in front of your grandmother?” a discussion on sex, senior citizens, and the liability issues facing long-term care providers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

It was a second marriage for both Henry and Donna Rayhon, so when Donna developed Alzheimer's, Henry explained that the couple would try to make the


Iowa Appellate Court provides leverage to employers in class action settlement negotiations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

On January 14, 2015, in Kragnes v. Schroeder, No. 13-2065 (Iowa App. Ct. Jan. 14, 2015), the Iowa Appellate Court upheld the district court's


Iowa Supreme Court dismisses long-fought race discrimination class action
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

It is a truism that complex litigation often becomes a battle of the experts, and this applies with full force to class action employment


The EEOC “throws a challenge flag” at massive fee award
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2014

The EEOC has launched a "Hail Mary pass" just in time for the NFL's conference championship weekend. On January 16, 2014, the Commission has asked


The EEOC obtains $1.3 million award for disability discrimination wage claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

In EEOC v. Hill Country Farms, Inc., No. 3-11-CV-41 (S.D. Iowa Sept. 18, 2012), the Commission secured summary judgment this past week on its claims that an employer discriminated against intellectually disabled workers by paying them lower wages than non-disabled persons


Iowa state court rejects theory of unconscious bias and disparate impact class claims in bellwether ruling
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

When one thinks of the judicial venues responsible for leading class action rulings, the District Court of Polk County, Iowa, does not immediately come to mind


Iowa - sophisticated employees bound by reasonable restrictive covenants; plaintiff to post $2 million bond
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2011

A recent Iowa U.S. district court decision upheld two-year, geographically reasonable, non-compete agreements signed by 26 veterinarians while they were employed by Iowa Veterinary Specialties, P.C. (IVS), a Des Moines, Iowa clinic they owned


Iowa appellate court declines to enforce restrictive covenant preventing former Iowa medical school professor from practicing medicine
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2008

The Iowa Court of Appeals last week affirmed a trial court’s denial of an injunction sought by the College of Medicine at the University of Iowa to prevent a former professor from practicing medicine in a nearby city


Paul E. Freehling
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP