Posts Tagged ‘ Labor & Business Relations ’

Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of April 11, 2016

April 18, 2016

HF 2274 — Documentation for child labor permits   FLOOR ACTION HF 2274 provides that a driver’s instruction permit can be used as proof that a child is 14 or older when obtaining a child labor permit. [4/12: 50-0]

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of March 14, 2016

March 21, 2016

HF 2268 – PERB confidentiality HF 2274 — Documentation for child labor permits   FLOOR & COMMITTEE ACTION: HF 2268 amends the open records law, Iowa Code chapter 22.7, to make a “confidential public record” any evidence of public employee support for the certification or decertification of an employee organization submitted to the Public Employment…

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of Feb. 29, 2016

March 5, 2016

SF 2252 – Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy in the Workplace   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2252 requires an employer to provide reasonable accommodations to an employee based on medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth if the employee requests such accommodations with the advice of their health care provider. The bill: Prohibits an employer from denying…

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of Feb. 15, 2016

February 22, 2016

SF 313 –Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy in the Workplace SF 398 – Wage Payment Collection SF 2097 –Paid Leave for Prenatal Appointments SF 2193/SSB 3071 — Equal Pay SF 2194/SF 2129 — PERB Administrative Law Judges Merit System   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 313 requires an employer to provide reasonable accommodations to an employee based on…

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of April 20, 2015

April 22, 2015

HF 397 – Occasional Work for Child Labor   FLOOR ACTION: HF 397 relates to the child labor law and defines “occasional” in Iowa Code. As amended, the bill removes schools and local workforce offices from the process of obtaining a child labor work permit. Instead, the child would obtain a work permit through the…

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of Feb. 16, 2015

February 23, 2015

SF 39 – Wage theft SSB 1151 — Minimum wage increase   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 39 puts the burden on the employer to establish the legality of deductions from employee wages and requires that the employer must obtain written authorization for certain deductions in advance. The bill requires employers to keep a written record of…

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