What We’re Up To

Never Forget.

Today, we pause to remember and thank all the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces.  When called, these men and women have left their family,...

Supreme Court Broadens Reach of Age Discrimination Law

Three years after enacting the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, the United States Congress enacted the Age Discrimination...

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...

Audio Recordings at Work: The Unbiased Witness

How many times have you heard someone downplay a situation as being “he said/she said?” Many of our employment and civil rights cases involve events witnessed by just two people,...

Harassers Don’t Harass Everyone

This afternoon, the State of Iowa released an independent investigation into harassment allegations involving former Iowa Finance Authority Director Dave Jamison. In addition to providing detail on the allegations that...

We Believe Dr. Ford and We Believe You, Too

What does it take to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment? It takes courage and strength that one might never fully comprehend unless they found themselves in a similar...

Silenced No More?

As a follow-up to our last blog post about the #MeToo movement, I wanted to talk more about confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements. In my experience, when a potential client who...