Employment Law and Labor Relations

Home Employment Law and Labor Relations

At Hartung Schroeder, our attorneys combine a deep understanding of our client’s business complexities with a high degree of legal and technical expertise in labor and employment laws and regulations. As a result, we have the in-house knowledge to quickly and cost-effectively evaluate needs and situations for our clients and determine the optimal answer or solution, enabling our clients to focus on their work.

Hartung Schroeder has a long and distinguished record of success in understanding its clients’ business needs and working to help find solutions. We thoroughly know labor and employment law, its applicability to our clients’ needs and situations, and we have an overarching interest in partnering with our clients to determine the most effective means within the law to accomplish their business objectives.

Our Representative Work In Employment Law:

  • Disability and accommodation requests
  • Employment counseling and compliance
  • Employment discrimination claims
  • Employment documents (including policies, manuals and handbooks)
  • Employment litigation
  • Employee safety issues, laws and rules, and representation of clients before OSHA
  • Employee status
  • Fair Labor Standards Act & collective/class action issues
  • Family and Medical Leave Act issues
  • Harassment issues
  • Hiring, discipline and discharge
  • HR audits
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Investigations
  • Leaves of absence
  • Iowa drug and alcohol testing statutes
  • Non-compete and employment agreements
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Position statements for state and federal agency investigations
  • Pre-employment testing
  • Regulatory matters
  • Risk assessments
  • Separation agreements
  • Strategic planning for HR
  • Training human resources, benefits and management staff
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Whistleblower issues
  • Workers’ adjustment and retraining notification
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Workforce reductions

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