Is the Employee Handbook Archaic

I was told last week by someone in human resources that having an employee handbook is archaic and unnecessary in today's world. The statement caused me to pause. I have been advising employers of all sizes to adopt employee handbooks to fit their company. So I stopped to think--is an employee handbook archaic? Are there certain employers that [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:11+00:00February 11th, 2013|Employment Law|

At-Will Employment

Iowa is an at-will employment state. The term at-will presumes that employment is voluntary and indefinite for both employers and employees. Either party can terminate the relationship at any time. For employers, however, there are some exceptions to the at-will doctrine. Obviously employers cannot violate state or federal laws when firing employees. Employers may also not terminate employees if [...]

By |2015-10-07T15:26:53+00:00October 27th, 2007|Employment Law|
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