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Iowa Pro

In-depth HR guides to Iowa and federal employment. Includes what to do and how to do it for everything from pre-hire through post-termination. These publications are prepared exclusively for Iowa employers and made available by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry in a continuing effort to provide reliable and practical information for our members and the Iowa business community.


$587.00

Brand new chapters on COVID-19 in the workplace include:

  • New Families First Coronavirus Response Act Posting Requirement
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act addition to FMLA and how it applies to your business
  • Telecommuting – telecommuting policy, agreement and employee checklist
  • Handling Pandemics and Communicable Diseases in the Workplace

Your subscription includes:

  • Hardcopy Manuals: Because sometimes it just feels better to hold a book in your hands, and flip right to the page you need
  • Digital HR Library: Regularly updated so that you will always have the latest policies at your fingertips
  • HRUpdate: weekly e-newsletter highlighting the top HR trends and best practices
  • SHRM and HRCI certified webinars: free monthly access – $120 value – each webinar is worth 1 SHRM credit and 1 HRCI credit
  • Customer Service: if you still can't find the answer you're looking for, our friendly customer service representatives can point you in the right direction.

The Iowa Human Resources Manual will help you to become an expert in:

  • Understanding state and federal specific compliance thresholds
  • Anticipating and being prepared for an HR Audit with our Self-HR-Audit
  • Managing the recruiting and hiring process lawfully
  • Understanding NDAs, intellectual property and trade secret law
  • Conducting workplace investigations
  • Avoiding costly non compliance penalties on both the state and federal level
  • Filing personnel and medical records
  • Filing applications and other non-medical records
  • Confidently writing a harassment policy

The library also includes necessary form and policy templates that are ready for you to download, edit, save and print such as:

  • Time Off and Leaves of Absence policies
  • Personnel Records and Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Employee Benefits
  • New Hire Reporting Form
  • Confidentiality and Conflicts of Interest
  • (OWBPA) The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
  • Family medical leave

The Hiring, Firing, and Discipline for Employers guide focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as handling applications, employee performance documentation, ADA concerns like reasonable accommodation, separation of medical paperwork, termination, and much more.

Wages and Hours— An Employer's Guide provides 20 chapters and 2 appendices, covering topics such as defining "hours worked", computation of overtime compensation, exemptions from overtime, and much more.

An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with keeping your business in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The guide will help you answer questions such as: who is eligible for medical leave, what constitutes a disability, am I properly displaying FMLA posters, and more. 

Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your workers and maintaining a business that is in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual covers citations and civil penalties, affirmative defenses, development of a comprehensive health and safety program, and much more.

Employee Benefits--An Employer's Guide provides guidance on topics such as: The Health Care Reform Act, severance, benefit plans, and much more.

With no monthly subscriptions, HRSimple provides businesses with just one flat price and immediate access to information that is continually updated for as long as you need it! Trust that your information is compiled, written, updated, and translated by a well-credentialed team of practicing attorneys. The Iowa Human Resources Library is the most comprehensive, plain-English guide that's available to your HR team! And clients from pro sports teams to mom-and-pop stores put their trust in us year after year for that exact reason.

Introduction
Duties and responsibilities
Employers general duty
Recordkeeping requirements
Significant standards
Inspections
Citations and civil penalties
Settling citations
Criminal penalties
Developing a comprehensive health and safety program
Whistleblower protections
Emergency response and preparedness
Appendix G Emergency action plan checklist
Appendix C Partially exempt industries from recordkeeping requirements
Appendix D Safety checklist
Appendix E State plan review commissionsboards
Appendix H Safety strategies
Appendix A Required postings
Appendix J National regional local and special emphasis inspection programs
Appendix I Model Written LockoutTagout Program
Appendix L Handling violence in the workplace
Appendix B Forms for recording workrelated injuries and illnesses
Appendix F State plan notice of contest timeline
About Fisher Phillips LLP
Procedural and affirmative defenses
Appendix K OSHA Injury and Illness Recordability Worksheet
Snapshot An HR audit
Appendix N Fact Sheet General industry walkingworking surfaces and fall protection standards
Appendix M Safety for temporary employees
About the Author
Overtime compensation nonexempt employees
Additional exemptions
What counts as wages nonexempt employees
Determining work time nonexempt employees
Deductions from pay
Remote workers and telecommuting
Equal pay
Appendix A State agencies
Appendix B Wage and hour district offices
Overview
Covered employers
Leased or temporary employees
Whitecollar exemptions
Minimum wage requirements nonexempt employees
Enforcement
Employment of minors
Payment of wages
About the authors
Where to go for more information
Posting requirements
Workers not covered by federal law
Squire Patton Boggs
Editors foreword
Features of the HR Library
Time off and leaves of absence
Job descriptions and applications
Employee benefits
Candidate screening
Time of hire
Basic company policies
Wages and hours
Performance reviews promotions and layoffs
Protecting business information
Complaint procedures
Other matters
Termination
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Acknowledgment of receipt of handbook
About the firm
Appendix B Posting requirements
About the contributors
Telecommuting
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Discipline
Plant closings and mass layoffs
Compliance thresholds
Recruiting and hiring
Background checks
Immigration
Temporary and leased employees
Independent contractors
Child labor
Policies and procedures manuals
Restrictive covenants and trade secrets
Discrimination
Performance evaluations
Personnel files
Privacy rights
Iowa Association of Business and Industry
Benefits
Health insurance reform
Military leave
Health insurance continuation coverage
Family and medical leave
Unemployment compensation
Health insurance portability and privacy
Safety and health
Workplace violence
Workers compensation
Public employers
Politics in the workplace
Protecting electronic information
Federal contractors and affirmative action
Social media
Workplace investigations
Disabilities and reasonable accommodation
Pandemic outbreaks
Disaster planning
Workplace harassment
Celebrating in the workplace
Preemployment testing
Interviews
Policy manuals and employee handbooks
Personnel files
Noncompete agreements and trade secrets
Affirmative action
Layoffs
Employment litigation
Union organizing activity
Appendix A Federal recordkeeping requirements
The employment relationship
Preemployment issues
New hire reporting
Editors Foreward
Employment contracts
About FordHarrison LLP
About the Editors
Tips to complete the Form I
Antidiscrimination provisions
Appendix A Sample memorandum
Immigration and employment
Immigration visas
Expired documents and the I form
Nomatch letter and wage reporting compliance
Additional verification services
Investigations
IMAGE program
Responding to visits and calls regarding immigration
EVerify
EVerify regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors
Helpful steps to comply with EVerify requirements
Criminal enforcement and I audits
Form I
Electronic completion and storage of Form I
Conducting internal audits
About the Cavanagh Law Firm PA
Other fringe benefits
Regulation of group health plans
Disability plans
Severance plans
Cafeteria plans
Retirement plans
Additional k qualification requirements
Nonqualified deferred compensation plans
Employee communications
Fiduciary duties
Employee benefits law
Health benefits plans
Life Insurance
Recent developments
Preface
About Ogletree Deakins
Introduction to the Family and Medical Leave Act
Notice and documentation Employee obligations and employer challenges
Employers covered
Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act
Employer coverage and employee eligibility
Reasons for leave
Military leave
Length of leave
Certifications necessary for leave
Employer notice and documentation requirements
Amendments and proposals
The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act
Employee rights
Enforcement of the Family and Medical Leave Act
Disability in detail
Reasonable accommodations
How the Americans with Disabilities Act impacts your business
Enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Appendix A Leave and other state laws
Key definitions
Serious health conditions
About the author
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
Sample: Occupational injury and illness reporting policy
Model: Written hazard communication program
Sample: Vaccination acknowledgment
Sample Inspection Checklist
Company Commitment to Safety
Hazard Assessment Form
Model Safety and Health policy
Sample Emergency Action Plan
OSHA Poster - Job Safety, It's the Law
Model Written Lockout-Tag Out Program
OSHA Form 300A - Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
OSHA Form 300 - Forms for Recording Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
SPB-2019-Minimum-Wage-Chart-12-2-19.pdf
Accommodation Request
Bereavement Leave Policy
Emergency Services Policy
Family and Medical Leave Act Policy
FFCRA Leave Policy
FFCRA Request for Leave of Absence (FMLA)
FFCRA Request for Leave of Absence (Non-FMLA)
Holiday Policy
Jury Duty Policy
Military Leave Policy
Non-FMLA Leave Policy
Paid Time Off Policy
Personal Leaves of Absence Policy
Request for Leave of Absence (Non-FMLA)
Sick Day Policy
Vacation Policy
Veterans Day Policy
WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition
WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition
WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rules & Responsibilities
WH-382 Designation Notice
WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency
WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury and Illness of a Current Servicemember
WH-385-V Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 1)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 2)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 3)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 4)
Conditional Offer Letter
Invitatation to Self-Indentify
Job Description
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
401(K) Plan Policy
COBRA Continuation Coverage Election Notice
Continuing Education Policy
Health Insurance Policy
Health Insurance Statement
Long-Term Disability Plan Policy
Model COBRA Continuation Coverage Election Notice (2020)
Model COBRA Continuation Coverage General Notice (2020)
Model Notice for Employers Who Do Not offer a Health Plan
Model Notice for Employers Who Offer a Health Plan to Some or All Employees
Short-Term Disability Plan Policy
Candidate Evaluation
Employment Interview Analysis Form
Employment Reference
Employment Reference Release Form
Interview Checklist
Interviewing Form (Option 1)
Interviewing Form (Option 2)
Letter When No Current Openings
Model FCRA Preliminary Adverse Action Notice
Non-FCRA Rejection Letter - For Those Interviewed (Option 1)
Non-FCRA Rejection Letter - For Those Not Interviewed (Option 2).
Reference Inquiry
Summary of Your Rights Under the FCRA
EEO Policy
Form I-9 (2020)
Form I-9 Instructions (2020)
Form W-4 (2020)
Harrassment Policy
Introduction Policy
Iowa Health Care Referral Form
Iowa W-4 form (2020)
New Employee Checklist
Sexual Harassment Policy
Workplace Violence Policy
Attendance Policy (Option 1)
Attendance Policy (Option 2)
Computer and Electronic Use Policy
Consensual Relationship Agreement
Drug-Free Workplace Policy
Employment Status Policy
General Rules and Regulations Policy
Non-Fraternization Policy
No Distribution Policy
Notice to Donor
Personal Conduct Policy
Safety and Health Policy (Option 1)
Safety and Health Policy (Option 2)
Safety and Health Policy (Option 3)
Sample Letter - Current Employee Positive Test
Substance Abuse Policy
Workplace Violence Policy
Employee Payroll Change Notice
Hours of Work Policy (Option 1)
Hours of Work Policy (Option 2)
Nursing Mothers Policy
Overtime Policy
Paycheck by Mail Form
Payment by Debit Card Form
Payroll Advance Policy (Option 1)
Payroll Advance Policy (Option 2)
Payroll Direct Deposit Form
Salary Change Recommendation Form
Telecommuting Agreement
Telecommuting Policy
Timekeeping Policy
Travel Time Policy
Compensation Review Policy
Exempt Performance Appraisal
Layoff-Recall Policy
Performance Appraisal
Performance Appraisal Summary
Performance Evaluation
Performance Review Policy
Promotion and Transfer Policy
Self-Peer Performance Evaluation Form
Company Information Policy
Conflicts of Interest Policy
Employment Confidentiality Agreement
Employment Inventions Creations Agreement
Complaint Procedure Policy (Option 1)
Complaint Procedure Policy (Option 2)
Jury Waiver Policy
Dress Code Policy
Electronic Use Policy
E-mail and Online Activities Policy
Employee Suggestion Form
Employee Suggestion Policy
Employment of Relatives Policy
Examination of Records Policy
Inspection of Property Policy
Music in the Workplace Policy
Personal Cell Phones and Recording Devices Policy
Polygraph Testing Policy
Reference Release Form
Reference Requests Policy
Smoking Policy - Allows Limited Smoking (Option 1)
Smoking Policy - All Smoking Prohibited (Option 2)
Social Media, Blogging and Online Communication Policy
Social Networking Policy (Allowing Use)
Social Networking Policy (Disallowing Use)
Telephone Usage Policy
COBRA Termination Report
Employee Exit Interview (Option 1)
Employee Exit Interview (Option 2)
Employee Separation Clearance Checklist
Exit Checklist
Iowa WARN Notice (Option 1)
Iowa WARN Notice (Option 2)
Reference Request Policy
Separation Summary
Termination Policy (Option 1)
Termination Policy (Option 2)
Termination Policy (Option 3)
Acknowledgment of Receipt
Employee Polygraph Protection Act Poster
Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Poster
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster
Family and Medical Leave Act Poster
Iowa Equal Employment Opportunity Poster
Job Safety and Health Protection Poster
No Smoking Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act Poster
Safety and Health Protection on the Job Poster
Summary of Work-Related Illness and Injuries
Unemployment Insurance Poster
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Poster
Your Rights Under Iowa's Minimum Wage Poster
Telecommuting agreement
Telecommuting checklist
Telecommuting policy
FFCRA Leave Policy
FFCRA Poster
FFCRA Request for Leave of Absence (FMLA)
FFCRA Request for Leave of Absence (Non-FMLA)
Form W-4 (2020)
Form I-9 (2020)
Form I-9 Instructions (2020)
Model Notice for Employers Who Do Not offer a Health Plan
Model Notice for Employers Who Offer a Health Plan to Some or All Employees
Communicable Diseases Policy
Shutdown Policy
Stay Home From Work Poster
Wash Your Hands Poster
Company Use Job Description
Sample Job Questionairre
I-9 Form (2020)
I-9 Form Instructions (2020)
No-Match Checklist
I-9 Form (2020)
I-9 Form Instructions (2020)
Immigration Compliance and Acknowledgment Form
Model Notice for Employers Who Do Not offer a Health Plan
Model Notice for Employers Who Offer a Health Plan to Some or All Employees
WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency
WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Current Servicemember
The Family and Medical Leave Act Poster (English)
The Family and Medical Leave Act Poster (Spanish)
WH-381 Notice of Eligibility & Rights and Responsibilities
WH-382 Designation Notice
WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition
WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition

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Iowa Association of Business and Industry employment law

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The Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa’s oldest and largest statewide business network is pleased to present the Iowa HR Library. We hope it will help you operate your business more efficiently and avoid the hidden pitfalls that lurk among the maze known as HR.

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At Fredrikson & Byron, we’ve built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors.

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