Dec 10, 2020
ATRA Announces 2020-2021 “Judicial Hellholes”
The ATRA, a national partner of ABI, recently released its annual report on judicial hellholes.
The Legislative News is updated regularly by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s (ABI) public policy team with information about the latest activity in the Iowa Legislature, administratively and at the federal level.
Oct 1, 2020
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Joseph Cortese II reversed the initial findings of a deputy workers’ compensation commissioner in two workers’ compensation cases that sought to limit the scope of legislation championed by ABI in 2017.
Feb 21, 2019
Last fall, the Iowa Supreme Court overturned two lower courts and the state workers’ compensation commissioner in a ruling related to an idiopathic/unexplained fall due to an individual’s medical condition that happened to occur at the workplace.
Nov 21, 2018
Last Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court issued a ruling that could greatly expand the liability of employers, because the decision will allow individuals to file for workers’ compensation for injuries caused by medical conditions.