• Almost 400 Iowa Traffic Fatalities in 2023

    Last year in Iowa, the State saw an unsettling result on the roadways: an increase in the number of traffic fatalities. The latest statistics released by the Iowa Department of…

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    After winning wage theft case, 11K UIHC employees get their money

    This article originally appeared on Iowa Starting Line Posted September 19th, 2023 at 12:23pm by Amie Rivers Around 11,000 employees of University of Iowa Health Care (UIHC), the state’s largest hospital system,…

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  • Univ. of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to pay $15 million in lawsuit from workers

    Published Sep. 6, 2023 on by KCRG Staff IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) – On Wednesday, a judge granted approval to a settlement that would see the University of Iowa Hospitals…

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    Health care for the benefit of businesses, not patients

    Imagine you are never allowed to choose your doctor. Imagine you are never allowed to choose your health insurance company. Instead, the insurance company you did not select picks the…

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  • Federal Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to $15 Million Settlement with UIHC

    After three years of litigation, on August 15, 2022, class representatives of 11,000 current and former UIHC workers, represented by Rush & Nicholson, reached a tentative settlement on claims for…

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  • Working with Common Purpose

    In 2017, Iowa Republicans rewrote our public sector collective bargaining law Chapter 20. This dramatically took away the rights of Iowa public sector workers to bargain a contract. However, there…

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    Largest-Ever Union Wage Increase in Iowa

    The Carter Lake Peace Officers Association, a union representing eight police officers in Iowa, has won what is believed to be the largest collectively bargained wage increase in Iowa’s history.…

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  • Indentured Servitude in Iowa

    This essay previously appeared in the Prairie Progressive, Cedar Rapids Gazette, and Bleeding Heartland. If you have never had to learn or appreciate what a non-competition agreement, or non-compete is,…

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    What You Need to Know About Employment & Labor Law

    Many people aren’t aware of employment and labor laws that help protect workers from discrimination, expenses from work injuries, and unfair wage or overtime practices. Federal and state employment laws…

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    Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.7 million work injuries and illnesses were reported in 2020. With millions affected by on-the-job injuries and illness, it’s important for everyone to…

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