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CHAPTER 181. Employment; wages, conditions, hours, restrictions

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
181.01 Wages of minors; to whom paid.
181.02 Salary or wages not to be paid by nonnegotiable instruments.
181.03 Certain acts relating to payment of wages unlawful.
181.031 Employers not to accept consideration for securing employment.
181.032 Required statement of earnings by employer.
181.04 Assignment, sale, or transfer of wages; when not effective.
181.041 Garnishment; assignment, sale or transfer of wages; when not effective.
181.05 Consent of employer to assignment required.
181.06 Assignment of wages; payroll deductions.
181.063 Assignment of wages, public employees.
181.07 Assignment of unearned wages as security.
181.08 Public service corporations; payment of wages, requirements.
181.09 Recovery of wages, costs.
181.10 Wages paid every 15 days.
181.101 Wages; how often paid.
181.11 Discharged employee must be paid within 24 hours.
181.12 Railroad pay checks to show amount of deduction.
181.13 Penalty for failure to pay wages promptly.
181.14 Payment to employees who quit or resign; settlement of disputes.
181.145 Prompt payment of commissions to commission salespeople.
181.15 When employee not entitled to benefits.
181.16 Construction of sections 181.13 to 181.171.
181.17 [Repealed, 1996 c 386 s 13]
181.171 Court actions; private party civil actions.
181.18 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.19 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.20 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.21 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.22 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.23 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.24 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.25 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.26 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.27 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.275 Regulating nurses' overtime.
181.28 Locomotive engineers, hours.
181.29 Certain railroad employees, hours.
181.30 Duty of Department of Transportation.
181.31 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.32 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.33 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.34 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.35 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.36 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.37 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.38 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.39 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.40 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.41 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.42 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.43 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.44 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.45 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.46 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.47 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.48 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.49 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.50 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.51 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.52 Interference with employment.
181.53 Conditions precedent to employment not required.
181.54 Commissioner of human services, safety inspection work.
181.55 Written statement to employees by employers.
181.56 No statement given; burden of proof.
181.57 Application of sections 181.55 and 181.56.
181.58 Surviving spouse paid wages due.
181.59 Discrimination on account of race, creed, or color prohibited in contract.
181.60 Definitions.
181.61 Medical examination; records, costs.
181.62 Violations.
181.63 Sale or use of silicate, silica dust, or silicon flour for certain purposes.
181.635 Recruitment; food processing employment.
181.64 False statements as inducement to entering employment.
181.645 Expenses for background checks, testing, and orientation.
181.65 Penalties.
181.66 Equal Pay for Equal Work Law; definitions.
181.67 Wage discrimination based on sex; protection of employees involved in proceeding.
181.68 Actions; limitations, damages, attorney fees, parties, compromises.
181.69 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.70 Violations.
181.71 Citation.
181.72 [Repealed, 1974 c 432 s 13]
181.721 Construction bid equity.
181.73 Migrant labor; health insurance.
181.74 Failure of employer to pay benefits or wage supplements, penalty.
181.75 Polygraph tests of employees or prospective employees prohibited.
181.76 Disclosure of lie detector tests prohibited.
181.77 [Repealed, 1976 c 256 s 2]
181.78 Agreements; terms relating to inventions.
181.79 Wages deductions for faulty workmanship, loss, theft or damage.
181.80 Union notice of injury or death.
181.81 Dismissal for age; prohibition; exceptions; remedies.
181.811 [Repealed, 2003 c 46 s 2]
181.812 Rules.
181.82 Benefits based on job performance prohibited.
181.83 Corn detasselers; termination of employment.
181.84 Corn detasselers; work conditions.
181.85 Migrant labor; definitions.
181.86 Employment statement.
181.87 Payment terms.
181.88 Record keeping.
181.89 Civil actions.
181.90 Use Wagner-Peyser system.
181.91 Preservation of existing remedies.
181.92 Leaves for adoptive parents.
181.93 Notice to employees and applicants of bankruptcy.

NOTICE OF TERMINATION

181.931 Definitions.
181.932 Disclosure of information by employees.
181.933 Notice of termination.
181.934 Employee notice.
181.935 Individual remedies; penalty.
181.937 Reprisals for failure to contribute; civil action.

NONWORK ACTIVITIES

181.938 Nonwork activities; prohibited employer conduct.

NURSING MOTHER

181.939 Nursing mother.

PARENTING LEAVE

181.940 Definitions.
181.941 Parenting leave.
181.9412 School conference and activities leave.
181.9413 Sick or injured child care leave.
181.942 Reinstatement after leave.
181.943 Relationship to other leave.
181.9435 Division; investigations, reports.
181.9436 Posting of law.
181.944 Individual remedies.

BONE MARROW DONATION LEAVE

181.945 Leave for bone marrow donations.

LEAVE FOR ORGAN DONATION

181.9455 Leave for organ donation.

LEAVE FOR CIVIL AIR PATROL SERVICE

181.946 Leave for civil air patrol service.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING IN THE WORKPLACE

181.950 Definitions.
181.951 Authorized drug and alcohol testing.
181.952 Policy contents; prior written notice.
181.953 Reliability and fairness safeguards.
181.954 Privacy, confidentiality, and privilege safeguards.
181.955 Construction.
181.956 Remedies.
181.957 Federal preemption.

REVIEW OF PERSONNEL RECORD BY EMPLOYEE

181.960 Definitions.
181.961 Review of personnel record by employee.
181.962 Removal or revision of information.
181.963 Use of omitted personnel record.
181.964 Retaliation prohibited.
181.9641 Enforcement.
181.965 Remedies.
181.966 Additional right of access to records.

EMPLOYEE INDEMNIFICATION

181.970 Employee indemnification.
181.973 Employee peer counseling debriefing.

GENETIC TESTING IN EMPLOYMENT

181.974 Genetic testing in employment.

ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE RECORDS

181.980 Access to employee assistance records.