New Gender Equity Requirements as of January 1, 2012

On May 26, 2009, House File 243, an act providing for gender balance on local boards, commissions, committees, and councils, became law. This Act is applicable to appointments to boards, commissions, committees, and councils of a political subdivision of the state made on and after January 1, 2012. Examples of...
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SEMINAR: Labor & Employment

Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.'s Labor and Employment Client Seminar When: November 7, 2011 Where: Sheraton Hotel, 1800 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA Topics Being Covered in this Seminar: 1. Most Frequently Asked Questions and Most Frequently Overlooked Laws. 2. Top Ten Do's and Don'ts in Handling Workers' Compensation Claims...
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NLRB Extends Effective Date of New Poster Requirement

NLRB Extends Effective Date of New Poster Requirement The National Labor Relations Board has extended the effective date for its new poster requirement to January 31, 2012. The original compliance deadline was November 14, 2011. The Board decided to extend the deadline by more than two months, after it received...
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New Poster Requirement for Almost All Private-Sector Employers

New Poster Requirement for Almost All Private-Sector Employers On August 30, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule requiring employers subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post notices informing their employees of their rights under the NLRA. Effective November 14, 2011, the final...
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SEMINAR: Law & Order: Student Discipline Unit

Ahlers & Cooney Presents Student Discipline: What every school administrator needs to know about student discipline. Date: Friday October 21, 2011 Time: 8:30 - 4:00 P.M. Place: Iowa Events Center - Hy-Vee Hall 730 - 3rd Street, Des Moines IA 50309 Cost: $100 for the first person, $80 for each...
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Jim Hanks Elected to ABA Section for State and Local Government Law

Jim Hanks of Ahlers & Cooney Elected to ABA Section for State and Local Government Law Des Moines, Iowa (September 15, 2011) Attorney Jim Hanks, Shareholder with the Ahlers & Cooney law firm, was recently elected at the annual American Bar Association (ABA) meeting in Toronto as an officer for...
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Top Bond Counsel -- Thomson Reuters

Top Bond Counsel (Competitive) First Half 2011 - Equal Credit to Each Firm Rank Firm Amount Issues 1 Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP $1,648.1 93 2 King & Spalding $996.5 3 3 Foster Pepper PLLC $928.0 9 4 McGuireWoods LLP $880.7 8 5 Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP $869.1...
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