Fast facts for workers’ legal rights in the state of Iowa

Wills, Living Wills, Trusts, Estates & Power of Attorney

Laws governing wills, or written statements specifying the transfer of property after an individual’s death. Power of attorney grants the authority to another to act on one’s behalf regarding legal and business matters.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Eligibility and rules under Iowa’s Family and Medical Leave Act, a federal regulation providing employees up to 12 work weeks of job-protected leave for qualified family and medical reasons.

Iowa Unemployment Law

Iowa’s statutes governing unemployment insurance rights, the benefit paid as a result of an unemployed individual’s inability to find gainful employment.

Iowa Labor & Employment

Iowa’s laws governing contracts between an employer and employees. Labor unions and collective bargaining allows for negotiations to reach agreements regulating working conditions.

Social Security Disability

SSDI, a tax-funded, federal government insurance program, provides income to people unable to work due to a disability.

Iowa Professional Employees Workers’ Compensation

Iowa’s statutes establishing liability of employers for injuries to workers while on the job or an illness due to employment as it relates to professional employees.

Iowa Workers’ Compensation Law

Iowa’s statutes establishing liability of employers for injuries to workers while on the job or an illness due to employment.

Iowa Public Safety Officer Bill of Rights

Rights of Iowa’s firefighters, police officers and other public safety workers in preparation for, during, and following an administrative investigation complaint interview.