Don’t Boo, Vote!

Did you know that in over half of the states, employees can take time off work to vote, sometimes paid?  Iowa is one of those states, though under very limited circumstances.  According to...

Come on Iowa, You Can Do Better Than This. Pay Up!

Iowa is well-known for being the first in the nation to hold its presidential caucus.  Iowa is also winning national recognition as a great place to live.  Some might say Iowa is the...

Are we Doing Enough to Protect Pregnant Workers?

Over the weekend, the New York Times published an article recounting horrifying stories of pregnant women, most of them working in a Verizon Wireless warehouse on the East Coast, and what happened...

Congress Clarifies #MeToo Tax Provision

Earlier this year, in the wake of the #metoo movement and the growing number of men and women revealing a history of sexual harassment in employment and elsewhere, Congress passed...