Tag: Iowa

Unemployment Insurance Poster Updated Iowa Workforce Development updated its mandatory unemployment insurance poster, which must be displayed by employers where it can be easily seen by all employees. The updated poster’s edition date is August 2018. See the poster

On April 10, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2392) relating to electronic and mechanical eavesdropping, and the interception of communications. The law permits employers to use both of the following: Monitoring devices for intercepting video or audio communications to provide proof of or prevent criminal activity outside of structures on their property. Surveillance systems for…

Alcohol Testing Policies On March 28, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2383) amending the state’s law relating to private employer alcohol-testing policies. Specifically, an employer’s written policy for alcohol testing must include a standard for alcohol concentration that is deemed to be a violation of the policy and must be at a…

Electronic Wage Statements On March 7, 2018, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 2240) allowing employers to provide employees with electronic wage statements. Specifically, on each regular payday, employers must provide each employee a statement showing the hours the employee worked, the wages earned, and deductions made from pay. Wage statements may be provided:…