Iowa Hours of Work laws & compensation compliance analysis

Iowa Hours of Work: What you need to know

Iowa law places limitations on hours that may be worked by employees under the age of 18.
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Drivers must have at least 10 hours off duty following 12 consecutive hours of work; and they may not work for more than a total of 12 hours during any 24-hour period, which must then be followed by at least 8 hours off duty. Drivers for urban transit companies may not drive for more than 12 hours in any 24-hour period. Drivers working a split shift must have at least 1 hour off between shifts (IA Code Sec. 321.449).

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