Retaliatory Discharge Case in Indiana Rules in Favor of Employee

It is well-established that Indiana is an “employment at-will” State. Generally speaking, this means that an employee who is not employed pursuant to a written contract can be fired for any reason at any time, so long as the termination does not violate statutory protections. Conversely,...

Iowa Supreme Court Says Supervisor Is Not Protected When Protecting Injured Employees

The Iowa Supreme Court considered the firing of a supervisor, who intervened when injured workers he was supervising were not being treated fairly. In Ballalatak v. All Iowa Agriculture Association, 781 N.W. 2d 272 (Iowa 2101) , filed on April 16, 2010, the Iowa Supreme Court noted that injured workers...

Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (4/26/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Marijuana, Retaliatory Discharge, Coughing, Intoxication Defense, and Accidental Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , has compiled the...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Gratuitous Furnishing of Company Truck

Larson's Spotlight on Company Truck and Employee Travel, Wrongful Death, Minimal Income, and Retaliatory Discharge. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the...