Labor Committee Report – week 10, 2017

March 15, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SF 438 – Banning project labor agreements    FLOOR ACTION: SF 438 prohibits government entities (e.g., state, cities, counties, schools, community colleges) from requiring a potential bidder on a public improvement project to provide any […]

Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – week 8, 2017

March 1, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SSB 1145 prohibits government entities (e.g., state, cities, counties, schools, community colleges) from requiring a potential bidder on a public improvement project to provide any information that the bidder deems confidential or proprietary as a requirement for being deemed a responsive, responsible bidder.

Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – week 6, 2017

February 17, 2017 Senate Staff 0

HF 291 is a Republican bill to gut public sector employee collective bargaining rights. The legislation was written in secret, behind closed doors without the input of 180,000 public sector workers in Iowa. The Republicans rushed this legislation through the Iowa House and Senate and plan to have it on the Governor’s desk to sign this week. This bill does nothing to move Iowa’s economy forward. It is government overreach that attacks Iowa workers and their families.

State Government Committee Report- week 4, 2017

February 6, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SSB 1026 clarifies and reaffirms the IEDA program implementation and administrative rule relating to the apprenticeship training by requiring that a person be an Iowa resident to qualify as an apprentice under the program for purposes of calculating financial assistance awards.

Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – Week 3, 2017

January 25, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SF 32 adds hair samples to the testing methods that may be used in private sector drug testing. Current law allows drug testing on samples of urine, saliva, breath and blood, if the testing standards have been adopted by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Senate File 32 allows for testing hair samples, if testing standards have been cleared or approved for drug testing by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.