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Model Policies and Forms for Iowa Employers (Online)

Keeping up with federal and state employment regulations is complex work for any business -- but good human resources guidance can help employers steer clear of costly lawsuits. Fortunately, the Model Policies and Forms for Iowa Employers (Online) is available. For years, the Iowa Association of Business and Industry HR Library has helped employers and HR personnel find answers quickly. The Model Policies and Forms for Iowa Employers (Online) is a comprehensive, plain English resource that helps you manage employees from pre-hire through post-termination. Written in plain English, it is authored by top labor lawyers, so you know you can trust the guidance. The Model Policies and Forms for Iowa Employers (Online) Compliance Library allows users to download and customize hundreds of policies and forms; maintain proper employee personnel files; and create or bolster your employee handbook. When a federal or state labor law or regulation changes, the library is updated -- and you'll receive an e-mail notice so you can easily determine what, if any, changes you need to make. Extra bonus include the HR Update (a weekly newsletter with news and trends) and hrsimple.com webinars worth credit towards SHRM-CP/SCP and HRCI certifications.

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    Model Policies and Forms for Iowa Employers (Online) was created in collaboration with Fredrikson & Byron , and authored by Bridget R. Penick

    About the law firm

    Fredrikson & Byron

    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.

    A proactive, problem-solving mindset runs throughout our service areas, from our traditional legal areas of support like litigation, real estate, and intellectual property to our more consultative practices like government relations and health care...read more

    Iowa Association of Business and Industry

    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.

    Targeted, timely and comprehensive, this manual is considered the cornerstone guide of the compliance library. It covers more than thirty primary topics directly related to the employment process.

    This updated and revised edition of the Iowa Human Resources Manual was not written as a response to employee-related problems, but to help you avoid them. The guidelines and checklists will help make that easier and the examples, FAQ’s and step-by-step instructions will give you the confidence to know that you are on solid ground.

    This manual is a part of a series of publications prepared exclusively for Iowa employers and made available by ABI in... learn more


    Topics covered

    Model Policies and Forms for Iowa Employers

    About the firm

    About the author

    Editors’ foreword

    Features of the HR Library

    Chapter 01: Introduction

    Chapter 02: Job descriptions and applications

    Chapter 03: Candidate screening

    Chapter 04: Time of hire

    Chapter 05: Time off and leaves of absence

    Chapter 06: Employee benefits

    Chapter 07: Basic company policies

    Chapter 08: Wages and hours

    Chapter 09: Performance reviews, promotions and layoffs

    Chapter 10: Protecting business information

    Chapter 11: Complaint procedures

    Chapter 12: Other matters

    Chapter 13: Termination

    Chapter 14: Acknowledgment of receipt of handbook

    Appendix A: Recordkeeping requirements

    Appendix B: Posting requirements

    Forms and Policies

    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

    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

    Harrassment Policy

    I-9 form

    Introduction Policy

    Iowa Health Care Referral Form

    Iowa W-4 form

    New Employee Checklist

    Sexual Harassment Policy

    W-4 form

    Workplace Violence Policy

    Accommodation Request

    Bereavement Leave Policy

    Emergency Services Policy

    Family and Medical Leave Act Policy

    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

    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

    Model COBRA Continuation Coverage General Notice

    Short-Term Disability Plan 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 Solicitation/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