Re-Employment and Tort Legislation Passes Senate Subcommittee

10 Feb 2022


Turning Iowa’s unemployment system into a re-employment system remains ABI’s top priority this legislative session. This week, lawmakers in the Iowa Senate took its first step to advance legislation that ABI supports to achieve this priority.

A Senate Commerce Subcommittee approved SSB 3093. This comprehensive workforce bill is the companion bill to HF 2279, which is Gov. Kim Reynolds’ bill that passed out of the House Labor Committee last week. The Senate Commerce Committee will have to consider its version of the bill in the next step of the legislative process.The summary of the bill can be found here. ABI Vice President of Public Policy, JD Davis, spoke in support of this legislation and highlighted how the bill will elevate Iowa’s goals turning the state’s unemployment insurance system into a re-employment system.

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