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Mark P. A. Hudson

Mark P. A. Hudson, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Training
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Privacy, Data Security, and Civil Fraud
  • Startups and Innovators
  • Litigation
  • Education Law
  • Health Law

Admitted to Practice in

  • Iowa
  • Montana
  • Nebraska

Contact Information

Mark P. A. Hudson
Senior Vice President, Attorney
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2230
Email: mph@shuttleworthlaw.com
Fax: (319) 365-8443

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Mark’s Assistant

Name: Heather A. Bertch
Phone: (319) 731-2214

About Mark P. A. Hudson

Mark Hudson is an Attorney and Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Mark’s work focuses on labor and employment compliance and counseling (including personnel policies and decisions, workplace investigations, affirmative action program compliance, wage and hour advice, and general employment counseling), labor and employment litigation (including equal opportunity, wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment and defense of employment-related claims), workplace training (including sexual harassment, workplace civility, bystander intervention, and a myriad of other training topics for supervisor, employee, and human resource professionals), privacy and data security compliance and litigation, and fair housing litigation and compliance.

Prior to joining Shuttleworth, Mark worked at a large Omaha law firm practicing in a regional labor and employment law section.  Mark also is the co-author of “McDonnell Douglas: Alive and Well”, 52 Drake Law Review 383 (2004), was a Contributing Editor for BNA’s leading labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law, and was a Chapter Monitor for BNA’s and the ABA Section on Labor and Employment Law’s definitive reference on the law of discrimination in the workplace, Employment Discrimination Law.

Education:

  • Cornell College, B.A. Politics (1999)
  • Drake University, J.D. (with high honors) (Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers) (2003)
    • Drake Law Review—Articles Editor (2002-2003)
    • ABA Moot Court Team Captain
    • Moot Court Board

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member of Labor & Employment Law,  Fair Housing Law, and Litigation Sections)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section Council Member 2011-present)
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • Montana State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®—Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Corridor Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 (2012)
  • Leadership For 5 Seasons (class of 2010)
  • Elizabeth Boggs Award for Young Leadership by the President’s Committee on Mental Retardation (1999)

Community and Personal

  • Iowa State SHRM (Legislative Director 2010-present)
  • Arc of East Central Iowa (Board Member 1999-2003, 2008-2010, 2016-present)
  • Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (Board member 2017-present; VP of Governance 2018-present)
  • Future Ready Iowa Alliance Member (2016-2017)
  • Iowa Board of Social Work (2011-2017)
  • ImpactCR (Fundraising Chair 2009-2011)
  • Corridor Recovery (Board Member 2008-2011)
  • Cornell College Alumni Board (Member 2006-2011)
  • Alumni Representative to Cornell College’s Board of Trustee’s Academic Affairs Committee (2008-2010)
  • Alumni Representative to Cornell College’s Board of Trustee’s Business Affairs Committee (2006-2008)
  • Arc of Nebraska (Government Affairs Chair 2007-2008; Committee member 2003-2008)
  • Nebraska Society for Human Resource Management (Publicity Chair for State Conference 2005-2008)
  • Arc of Omaha/Ollie Webb Center, Inc. (Gala Committee-2005-2007; Board Member-2007)
  • Arc of Iowa (Vice President 2001-2003)

Recent News Updates

From the Desk of Mark P. A. Hudson

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

New Form I-9 Published by USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new version of the Form I-9 in late July. The newest installment of the Form I-9 will be mandatory starting September 18, 2017.

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Labor and Employment Law, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

FLSA Overtime Regulations (Temporarily) Halted: What Should Employers Do Now?

Yesterday, a federal court judge in the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary nationwide injunction that temporarily blocks the Department of Labor (DOL) from enacting its revised Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) overtime regulations. The new regulations set to take effect next week would have doubled the salary basis amount for white collar exemptions from overtime pay. In essence, employers now have a temporary reprieve from implementing the increased salary threshold.

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Labor and Employment Law, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Much-Anticipated FLSA Regulations Are Here!

By Mark Hudson

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published long-awaited Final Fair Labor Standard Act (“FLSA”) rules amending the “white collar” exemption test and, more specifically, increasing the salary basis amount required to meet the “white collar” exemption. The regulations become effective December 1, 2016. The key highlights are:

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Labor and Employment Law, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate Delayed until 2015

Yesterday, in a surprise move, the Obama Administration delayed the Affordable Care Act’s employer pay-or-play mandate and the mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements until 2015. Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury Mark Mazur stated, “We have heard concerns about the complexity of the requirements and the need for more time to implement them effectively. We recognize that the vast majority of businesses that will need to do this reporting already provide health insurance to their workers, and we want to make sure it is easy for others to do so. We have listened to your feedback. And we are taking action.” According to the Treasury Department, this delay will allow it to simplify the new reporting requirements.

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Nursing Mothers Gain Protection Under Health Care Reform

By: Mark P.A. Hudson

In a seemingly unnoticed section of the recent Health Reform Legislation, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) was amended to require employers to provide rest, breaks and space for employees who are nursing mothers to express breast milk. Consequently, all FLSA-covered employers gained two additional obligations:

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