Iowa Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Iowa, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Iowa

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Iowa Civil Rights Commission
211 East Maple Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-1858
Phone: (515) 281-4121
Toll-Free: (800) 457-4416
Fax: (515) 242-5840
Web Address: http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html

Agency Description/Mission: The mission of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission is to eliminate discrimination in Iowa. Currently, the Commission fights discrimination five ways: (1) investigating and resolving complaints alleging discrimination, (2) educating the public on anti-discrimination law and on the value of diversity, (3) testing entities covered by the law to determine the nature and extent of discrimination in Iowa, (4) helping communities build diversity appreciation teams to identify and resolve discrimination and diversity issues locally, and (5) promoting the use of study circles on racism and race relations.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Milwaukee District Office

310 West Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 800
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2292
Phone: (414) 297-1111
TTY: (414) 297-1115

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Safety & Health - State Agency

Iowa Division of Labor Services
Occupational Safety and Health

1000 E. Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA50319-0209
Phone: (515) 281-3606
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
Web Address: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/labor/iosh/index.html

Safety & Health - Local Office of Federal Agency (OSHA)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Des Moines Area Office
210 Walnut Street, Room 815
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Phone: (515) 284-4794
Fax: (515) 284-4058

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Iowa Workforce Development
Unemployment Insurance Services Division

1000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319-0209
Phone: (515) 281-4199 (in the Des Moines calling area)
Toll-Free: (877) 891-5344 (outside the Des Moines area only)
TTY: (515) 281-4748
TTY Toll-Free: (800) 831-1399
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/ui/index.html

Agency Information/Mission: The Unemployment Insurance Services Division of Iowa Workforce Development provides services to businesses, workers and the citizens of Iowa by collecting unemployment insurance taxes, maintaining the Iowa Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund, and making payments to eligible jobless workers.

File an Unemployment Insurance Claim
Facts About Unemployment Insurance Guide

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Iowa Workforce Development
1000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0209
Phone: (515) 281-5387 or (800) JOB-IOWA
TTY: (515) 281-4748 or (800) 831-1399

E-mail: [email protected]
Web Address: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/labor/

Frequently Asked Workplace Wage Questions
Claim For Wages Form and Cover Letter

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Des Moines District Office

Federal Building
210 Walnut Street, Room 643
Des Moines, IA 50309-2407
Phone: (515) 284-4625
Fax: (515) 284-7171

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Iowa Workforce Development
Division of Workers' Compensation

1000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: (515) 281-5387
Toll-Free: (800) JOB-IOWA
TTD: (515) 281-4748
Fax: (515) 281-6501
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/wc/index.html

Frequently Asked Questions