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February 2017: The 12 Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories

by Fisher Phillips on

The world of labor and employment law is always evolving at a rapid pace, leading us to summarize a few of the most significant cases from the previous month. February 2017 was another month that saw dramatic developments,...more

Retired Teacher Awarded Post-Retirement Benefits For Same-Sex Spouse

by Tucker Arensberg, P.C. on

In Re: Souderton Area Education Association and Souderton Area School District, Arbitration Award of August 7, 2016 (Arbitrator Joan Parker). Under Pennsylvania law a teacher was not able to legally marry her same-sex spouse...more

California Employer Compliance 2017

by Lewitt Hackman on

There have been significant changes to state and federal laws in 2016 affecting employers of all sizes and in many industries. We'd like to help our clients stay apprised of some of the more critical changes by reminding all...more

"Employment Flash - October 2016"

Spotlight on Whistleblower Protections - On October 24, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a “risk alert” regarding SEC registrants’ compliance with Rule 21 F-17, which implements Section 21F of...more

Public Citizen petitions Dept. of Education to ban use of arbitration agreements by schools receiving Title IV assistance

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Public Citizen, Inc. has sent a petition to the Department of Education requesting the Department to adopt a rule that requires schools to agree, as a condition of receiving Title IV assistance under the Higher Education Act...more

Taking The “Due” Out of Due Process – OSERS and Compliance Complaints

During a brief altercation in Dashiell Hammett’s classic novel, The Maltese Falcon, the protagonist, Sam Spade, warns one of his antagonists that “when you’re slapped, you’ll take it and like it.” That is much the same...more

OSEP Urges LEAs to Respect Parents’ Choice of Dispute Resolution Process

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

On April 15, 2015, the Office for Special Education Programs (OSEP) within the U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter regarding the interaction between the due process hearing system and the state...more

RECOGNITION OF PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD: A CLARIFICATION OF THE INTERESTS OF THE CONCERNED PARTIES

by Winston Nagan on

This paper reviews the history of the claims to statehood and sovereignty of the Palestinian people, from the period of the League of Nations mandate to the current move to secure UN approval of a Palestinian State. The...more

RECOGNITION OF PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD: A CLARIFICATION OF THE INTERESTS OF THE CONCERNED PARTIES

by Aitza Haddad on

This paper reviews the history of the claims to statehood and sovereignty of the Palestinian people, from the period of the League of Nations mandate to the current move to secure UN approval of a Palestinian State. The...more

Discrimination Law Survey Results Live Discussion

by Rachel Hamilton on

Join us for a live Twitter Chat when we discuss this survey and much more on 11/10/2010 at 1pm and 7pm. We will have our very own Kenneth Horton Co-moderate with Stephanie R.Thomas Ph.D for our 1pm lunch time live chat. At...more

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