US Jurisdictions


Iowa state image

Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in Iowa, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable Iowa Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Iowa, as well as other states and municipalities.

July 1, 2020: Iowa Amends Medical Marijuana Law

July 1, 2020: Waterloo, Iowa, Restricts Criminal Record Inquiries During Hiring Process

July 23, 2020: Iowa Unemployment Insurance Notice Requirement Takes Effect

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Iowa Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Iowa Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Cell Phone Use/Texting While Driving Handbook Statement: Iowa

EEO Handbook Statement: Iowa

Meal Breaks for Minors Handbook Statement: Iowa

Pregnancy Disability Leave Handbook Statement: Iowa

Time Off on Veterans Day Handbook Statement: Iowa

New and Updated

Iowa at a Glance

Local Coverage


Iowa Employment Law Manual

At-Will, Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

Employee Benefits

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers and Workers

Wage and Hour