Iowa Workforce Development Changes Policy on Unemployment Benefits and PTO

By: Elizabeth Coonan | 03.30.2020

  Iowa Workforce Development announced today that effective immediately, employees who are or will be laid off, or are unable to work for COVID-19-related reasons, Read…

Protecting Trade Secrets During a Pandemic

By: Jordan Meggison-Decker | 03.30.2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have been forced to require employees to work remotely.  Requiring large numbers of people to work Read…

The CARES Act – How Could It Impact Your Tax Situation?

By: Christopher Nuss | 03.30.2020

  Late Friday, March 27, President Trump signed the third stimulus package (the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (or CARES) Act) with an estimated Read…

New Grant for Targeted Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 — Apply Now!

By: Ingrid Johnson | 03.29.2020

  The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is offering grants of up to $10,000 for eligible small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19.  Read…

Material Adverse Effect Clauses and COVID-19

By: Brandon Cole | 03.29.2020

  Material Adverse Effect (“MAE”) clauses are frequently found in merger and acquisition (“M&A”) agreements. Most typically, MAE clauses are incorporated as a closing condition Read…

CARES Act Provides Flexibility to Home Health Agencies and Hospice Providers

By: Adam Freed | 03.29.2020

  On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  While much focus has been given Read…

Intermittent Leave and Non-Enforcement Period

By: Ann Holden Kendell | 03.28.2020

  More Answers Regarding Paid Leaves for Employees Intermittent Leave Allowed The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provided Read…

No Work, No Paid Leave — Answers to Questions Plaguing Employers

By: Ann Holden Kendell | 03.28.2020

  Employers have — finally — gotten some guidance from the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on important Read…

Shareholder Meetings Amidst COVID-19

By: Ellen Hames | 03.27.2020

  UPDATE: On March 31, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation allowing physical meetings of shareholders, policyholders, members, etc. to be held by Read…

BrownWinick Law Firm wins the dismissal of Clean Water Act and RCRA claims filed against New Fashion Pork

By: BrownWinick | 03.27.2020

  On March 27, 2020, Northern District of Iowa Federal District Court Judge C.J. Williams granted a motion for summary judgment in favor of New Read…

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