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Case No. 17-0202

Joseph Walsh
v.
Teresa Wahlert and the State of Iowa

Joseph Walsh, the former chief administrative law judge at the Iowa Workforce Development, appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Teresa Wahlert and the State of Iowa. He argues: (1) the district court erred in holding that Walsh, a merit system employee, was required to exhaust administrative remedies prior to filing a whistleblower claim pursuant to Iowa Code section 70A.28 and (2) the district court erred in holding that the claim of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy is not available to merit system employees.

County:
Polk
Trial Court Case No.:
LACL130006

Appellant

Joseph Walsh

Appellee

Teresa Wahlert and the State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Michael J. Carroll and Megan Flynn

Attorneys for Appellee

Jeffrey C. Peterzalek

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Jan 18, 2018 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-0202
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2018
Date Amended:
Aug 15, 2018
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