Tag: Nate Willems

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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 KCRG.com 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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  • university of iowa hospital employees leaving building on valentines day

    UIHC Workers File Suit

    Nate Willems once again puts workers’ rights first. University of Iowa Hospital employees wanted to file a lawsuit against their employer for delaying overtime pay. Some UIHC employees reported receiving…

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