Employer Liability: Iowa
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Rozlyn Fulgoni-Britton and Susan W. Kline, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
- For most private employers, employer liability for unfair labor practices is governed by the National Labor Relations Act. See Unfair Labor Practices by Private Employers.
- The Iowa Public Employment Relations Board has the authority to investigate prohibited practices occurring in the public employment sector. See Unfair Labor Practices by Public Employers.
- Employers must tread carefully in Iowa - some actions regarding unions can result in criminal liability. See Criminal Liability.