DIGEST OF IOWA CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION CASES


INDEX OF CASES DECIDED 7/1/87 - 6/30/89


AREA OF JURISDICTION

(Agency Contested Case Decisions only).

Employment.

Leo Schupanitz
Michael Richardson
Debra Van Scoy
Abdulmajid Bachelani
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Ralph W. Phillips, Jr .
Cheryl L. Levitt
Sherry Williams
Patricia Harris
Laura Kellen
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Christy Johnson
Sammy Jolly
James Franklin
Dwight Roberts
Denise Walker
Stanley Deck

 

Housing.

Terry L. Morris
Celeste Hall
Otis Payton
Sharon N. Trout

 

Public Accommodation.

Darrell Cannon
Doris A. Carruthers


BASIS OF COMPLAINT

(Agency Contested Case Decisions only).

Aiding and Abetting (includes retaliation).

Terry L. Morris
Debra Van Scoy
Darrell Cannon
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Christy Johnson

 

Age

Ralph W. Phillips, Jr .

 

Disability.

Leo Schupanitz
Dwight Roberts
Stanley Deck

 

National Origin.

Abdulmajid Bachelani

 

Race.

Terry L. Morris
Celeste Hall
Michael Richardson
Patricia Harris
Otis Payton
Sammy Jolly
Sharon N. Trout

 

Sex.

Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Cheryl L. Levitt
Sherry Williams
Patricia Harris
Laura Kellen
Victoria L. Hamer
Denise Walker

INCIDENTS OF ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION

(Agency Contested Case Decisions only).

Constructive Discharge.

Beth Whennen

 

Equal Pay.

Beth Whennen

 

Eviction-Aiding and Abetting.

Terry L. Morris

 

Failure to Hire.

Laura Kellen
Abdulmajid Bachelani
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Ralph W. Phillips, Jr .
Cheryl Levitt
Sherry Williams
Sammy Jolly
Dwight Roberts

 

Failure to Provide Medical Benefits.

Beth Whennen

 

Failure to Rent.

Celeste Hall
Otis Payton
Sharon N. Trout

 

Layoff.

Beth Whennen

 

Pregnancy Discrimination.

Beth Whennen

 

Reduction of Hours.

Beth Whennen

 

Sexual Harassment.

Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Victoria L. Hamer

 

Sick Leave.

Beth Whennen

 

Termination of Employment.

Leo Schupanitz
Michael Richardson
Debra Van Scoy
Patricia Harris
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Christy Johnson
Stanley Deck

 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

 

Bias.

Council Bluffs Community School District v. City of Council Bluffs

 

Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies.

Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

The "record."

Council Bluffs Community School District v. City of Council Bluffs

 

DEFENSES

 

Bona Fide Occupational Qualification.

Leo Schupanitz
Laura Kellen

 

Business Necessity.

Laura Kellen
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Economic Necessity.

Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Election of Remedies.

Marla G. Oberembt v. Bankers Life Company

 

Failure to Mitigate Damages.

Beth Whennen

 

Delay in Investigation/Prosecution.

Leo Schupanitz
Michael Richardson

 

De Minimis Exception to Public Accommodations.

Charles Ladd v. Iowa West Racing Association

 

Election of Remedies.

Marla G. Oberembt v. Bankers Life Company

 

Lack of Intent to Discriminate.

Charles Ladd v. Iowa West Racing Association

 

Lack of Jurisdiction.

Beth Whennen
Doris A. Carruthers
June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Marla G. Oberembt v. Bankers Life Company
United States Jaycees v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

Pre-emption: Workers Compensation.

Leo Schupanitz

 

Qualifications.

Sherry Williams

 

Statute of Limitations.

Leo Schupanitz
James Franklin
Robert Annear v. State of Iowa

 

Unconstitutionally Vague Ordinance.

Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

DEFINITIONS

 

Abuse of Discretion.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Aiding and Abetting.

Terry L. Morris

 

Arbitrary.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Bona Fide Occupational Qualification.

Sherry Williams

 

Business Necessity.

Laura Kellen

 

Capricious.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Constructive Discharge.

Beth Whennen

 

Continuing Violation.

Robert Annear v. State of Iowa

 

Disability.

Leo Schupanitz
Dwight Roberts
Stanley Deck
June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Establishment.

United States Jaycees v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Handicapped Person.

June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Impairment.

Dwight Roberts
Stanley Deck
June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Major Life Activities.

June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Place.

Doris A. Carruthers
United States Jaycees v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Public Accommodation.

Doris A. Carruthers
United States Jaycees v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Qualified Handicapped Employee.

Stanley Deck

 

Reasonable Accommodation.

Leo Schupanitz
Dwight Roberts
Richard Davenport II v. City of Des Moines
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

The "Record."

Council Bluffs Community School District v. City of Council Bluffs

 

Refusal to Rent.

Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Sexual Harassment.

Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Substantial Evidence.

Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Allison-Bristow Community School District v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Substantially Handicapped.

Dwight Roberts
Stanley Deck
June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

EVIDENCE AND PROOF

 

Burden of Proof.

Celeste Hall
Leo Schupanitz
Michael Richardson
Abdulmajid Bachelani
Ralph W. Phillips, Jr .
Sherry Williams
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
James Franklin
Margie Sue Hamilton v. First Baptist Elderly Housing Foundation
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Circumstantial Evidence.

Christy Johnson

 

Direct Evidence.

Beth Whennen
Christy Johnson

 

Probable Cause Standard.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Age Discrimination.

Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Proof of Disparate Impact.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Proof of Disparate Treatment.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Bona Fide Occupational Qualification.

Laura Kellen

 

Proof of Constructive Discharge.

Beth Whennen

 

Proof of Pay or Wage Discrimination.

Beth Whennen
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Failure to Accommodate.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Failure to Hire.

Abdulmajid Bachelani
Ralph W. Phillips, Jr .
Sherry Williams

 

Proof of Failure to Provide Medical Benefits.

Beth Whennen

 

Proof of Failure to Rent.

Celeste Hall
James Franklin
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Retaliation.

Debra Van Scoy
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Christy Johnson
Allison-Bristow Community School District v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Salary Increases.

Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Proof of Sexual Harassment.

Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Proof of Discriminatory Termination of Employment.

Michael Richardson
Patricia Harris
Beth Whennen
Christy Johnson
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Statistical Proof

Patricia Harris
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

Substantial Evidence.

Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Allison-Bristow Community School District v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

JUDICIAL REVIEW

 

Abuse of Discretion.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Adequacy of Administrative Findings.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Administrative Rules.

Edward J. Hollinrake v. Monroe County, Iowa

 

Agency Action.

Edward J. Hollinrake v. Monroe County, Iowa

 

Arbitrary and Capricious.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Bias.

Council Bluffs Community School District v. City of Council Bluffs

 

Constitutional issues.

Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

Exclusivity of 17A.19 Judicial Review Procedures.

Edward J. Hollinrake v. Monroe County, Iowa

 

Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies.

Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

Motion to Dismiss.

Charles Ladd v. Iowa West Racing Association

 

No Probable Cause Finding.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Standard of Review/ Scope of Review.

June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Allison-Bristow Community School District v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Substantial Evidence.

Edna Mowrey v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Allison-Bristow Community School District v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Supplementing the Record.

Council Bluffs Community School District v. City of Council Bluffs

 

Consideration of Extra-Record Evidence.

Council Bluffs Community School District v. City of Council Bluffs

 

Writ of Certiorari.

Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

PROCEDURE AND JURISDICTION

 

Amendment of Complaint.

Leo Schupanitz

 

Continuing Violation.

James Franklin

 

Default Judgment.

Darrell Cannon
Sammy Jolly
Margaret Devore
Ronald Lewis
Dwight Roberts
Denise Walker

 

Jurisdiction.

Beth Whennen
Maria G. Oberembt v. Bankers Life Company
United States Jaycees v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City
Edward J. Hollinrake v. Monroe County, Iowa

 

Motion to Dismiss.

Leo Schupanitz
Beth Whennen
Charles Ladd v. Iowa West Racing Association

 

Remand.
June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Writ of Certiorari.

Thomas A. Alberhasky v. City of Iowa City

 

REMEDIES

 

Actual Damages-Housing.

Terry L. Morris
Celeste Hall

 

Actual Damages-Retaliation.

Jennie V. Miller-Suhr

 

Advertising Requirements.

Sherry Williams

 

Attorneys Fees.

Terry L. Morris
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Denise Walker
Doris A. Carruthers
Lynn Ayala v. Center Line, Inc .

 

Backpay.

Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Sherry Williams
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Denise Walker
Stanley Deck

 

Costs.

Doris A. Carruthers

 

Emotional Distress Damages.

Terry L. Morris
Celeste Hall
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Otis Payton
Sharon N. Trout
Denise Walker
Stanley Deck
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

Employee Insurance Coverage.

Victoria L. Hamer

 

Front Pay.

Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Arlene M. Wing v. Iowa Lutheran Hospital

 

In General.

Celeste Hall
Victoria L. Hamer

 

Successor Liability.

Leo Schupanitz

 

Posting of Notices.

Sherry Williams

 

Rehire.

Sherry Williams
Victoria L. Hamer

 

Reporting Requirements.

Otis Payton

 

Respondeat Superior.

Sherry Williams

 

Written Policies.

Sherry Williams

 

STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION

Sharon N. Trout
June G. Probasco v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
United States Jaycees v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Charles Ladd v. Iowa West Racing Association
Glen Fellows v. Iowa Civil Rights Commission

 

THEORIES OF DISCRIMINATION

(Agency Contested Case Decisions Only).

 

Failure to Accommodate.

Leo Schupanitz
Stanley Deck

 

Disparate Impact.

Doris A. Carruthers

 

Disparate Treatment.

Leo Schupanitz
Celeste Hall
Michael Richardson
Debra Van Scoy
Abdulmajid Bachelani
Jennie V. Miller-Suhr
Ralph W. Phillips, Jr .
Sherry Williams
Patricia Harris
Beth Whennen
Victoria L. Hamer
Christy Johnson