Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Iowa?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Iowa laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.

Law1 Covered Employers2
Hazardous Chemicals Risks Right to Know Act All employers
Iowa Civil Rights Act (ICRA) Employers with four or more employees
Iowa Employment Security Law All employers
Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Act (IOSHA) All employers
Iowa Wage Payment Collection Law All employers
Iowa Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act Employers with 25 or more full-time employees
Smokefree Air Act All employers
Uniform Trade Secrets Act All employers
Volunteer Emergency Services Providers Job Protection Act All employers
Workers' Compensation Law All employers

1Laws link to primary coverage on; the law may be addressed in other places on as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.