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Massachusetts Attorney General Releases Charity CEO Compensation Report

On December 19, the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General released the results of a “focused review” of CEO compensation at 25 of the Commonwealth’s largest...more

Junior Goes to College! Innovative Strategies to Save for Your Children's College Education with Pre-Tax Dollars

Overview - The cost of college tuition has gone through the roof. The average cost of a private university can range from $40,000-60,000 per year. The cost of a public university is a lot less in most cases except that...more

Impact of Legislation on BOE Policies

This Alert provides a general explanation of the recent legislative enactments that impact board of education policies. ...more

Under The Dome: 2013 Summary Of New Maine Laws & Carried Over Legislation - State Of Maine 126th Legislature, 1st Regular Session...

Pierce Atwood LLP is pleased to provide a summary of selected new Maine laws enacted during the 126th Maine Legislature’s 1st Regular Session, as well as legislation carried over to next year’s 2nd Regular Session. Laws and...more

Five Years in the Making - IRS Releases Findings from Colleges and Universities Compliance Project

The IRS announced it is nearing completion of a five year long compliance project involving tax-exempt colleges and universities. The project, which began with questionnaires to 400 randomly-selected institutions, focused on...more

Recent PAC Rulings Find University And Park District In Violation Of Open Meetings Act

In a recent decision, the Public Access Counselor (PAC) ruled that Western Illinois University Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act (OMA) when it voted to terminate a faculty member in closed session. According to...more

Regulatory Focus on Colleges and Universities Is Increasing

In the last two weeks, both the IRS and Congressional officials announced major milestones in the increasing regulatory focus on colleges and universities. First, the IRS emphasized misreported taxable income and...more

Massachusetts Governor Patrick Signs Law Mandating Fingerprint-Based Background Check

On January 10, 2013, Governor Patrick signed “An Act Relative to Background Checks” (H.4307) into law. This law implements a wide reaching requirement for mandatory state and national fingerprint-based criminal background...more

Education Update, No. 1, January 2013: Heads Up For Schools With TIAA CREF 403(b) Plan Documents

We try to alert our clients when we begin to see a trend developing. One trend our benefits attorneys have been addressing for private school clients is the fact that their third-party plan auditors have found that schools...more

Do's and Don'ts of Company Social Media Policies

This article addresses the purpose of social media policies for employers in California and provdes tips and recommendations for how to formulate an effective policy for their employees....more

EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum on Proactive EEO Compliance

On March 16, 2012, EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum joined The Proactive Employer Podcast to share information about the Agency's outreach and education programs aimed at assisting the employer community with EEO...more

The Players: Why Founders Need Protection Too

In today’s corporate environment few are invincible. Even founders get fired. Founders are the men and women who follow their dreams, build companies from the ground up, often forgoing paychecks for months or years on end....more

Irrational or Rational? To a meaningless degree

Do people use Education as an excuse; they are too lazy to write a better job ad, understand the job they are recruiting for; reduce the number of resumes they have to look at? What is more important, sheepskin or proven...more

5 Top Tips for Effective Managers to Ensure Compliance in 2011

The ever changing area of employment law shows no sign of slowing down in 2011 with a number of legislative changes coming into force. Here are our top 5 tips to protect your business in relation to the forthcoming...more

What Discretion Does a Board of Education Have in Issuing Alternative Work Schedules on Snow Days?

Already this year, many of Boards of Education in West Virginia have been faced with a number of school cancelations and delays as a result of inclement weather. A common question from school administrators is: What...more

The Extraordinary Internship Experience

Most everyone can recall a bad internship experience. You might have been the intern being mentored and getting a hands-on learning experience. Or perhaps you were the one doing the mentoring and managing. Either way, it left...more

Ohio Education Law Monthly (August 2010)

In This Issue: *Supreme Court Holds that Revenue Loss is a Sufficient Reason to Deny Petition for Territory Transfer *OHSAA Issues Guidance on Transfer Bylaws *Dinsmore & Shohl's HR & Employment Law Workshop for...more

2010 Recruitment Survey

We provide a broad range of executive and management search services throughout the US and worldwide. We represent Network Recruiters and its 1,000 worldwide offices. Whether you require a single search or a global project,...more

Employment Law Basics

We provide a broad range of executive and management search services throughout the US and worldwide. We represent Network Recruiters and its 1,000 worldwide offices. Whether you require a single search or a global project,...more

Tips for Setting Non-profit Executive Compensation in a Time of Congressional Outrage and Media Scrutiny

This article includes 10 practices that, if followed, will help the boards of tax-exempt organizations such as hospitals, colleges, large foundations, and other charities that require highly compensated executive talent, to...more

MICROENTERPRISES: Developing South Memphis, Inside Out

MICROENTERPRISES: Developing South Memphis, Inside Out, written by Vanessa M. Cross and submitted in partial satisfaction of the Poverty Law Seminar (Prof. Lee A. Harris, Faculty of Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the...more

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