Here are a few of the laws we use to fight for our clients.
Title VII: Prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, national origin, or pregnancy in employment settings.
Equal Pay Act: Requires that employees performing generally the same job receive equal pay no matter their gender.
Americans with Disabilities Act: Prohibits discrimination against employees with physical or mental impairments serious enough to substantially affect one or more of their major life activities.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act: Prohibits workplace discrimination based on age against workers 40 and older.
Private Sector Drug Testing Law: Requires employers to follow strict rules if they perform drug or alcohol testing.
Family Medical Leave Act: Allows employees to up to 12 weeks off work per year for personal or family illnesses, or to care for new children.
Fair Labor Standards Act: Provides nonexempt employees with minimum wage and time-and-one-half pay for overtime.
Title IX: Prohibits sex discrimination by educational institutions against students, student-athletes, and employees.
USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act): Prohibits discrimination at the workplace against those who serve in the military.
Iowa Civil Rights Act: Prohibits discrimination and harassment based on age, sex, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Iowa Wage Payment Collection Law: Guarantees that employees get paid for their work and reimbursed for work-related expenses.
Nebraska Fair Employment Act: Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), disability, and marital status.
Nebraska Age Discrimination in Employment Act: Prohibits workplace discrimination based on age.