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In Griggsville-Perry Community Unit School District No. 4 v. Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board, the Illinois Supreme Court recently reaffirmed the significant deference given to arbitration awards arising out of...more
In Julie McArdle v. Peoria School District No. 50, the Seventh Circuit upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a terminated school principal’s First Amendment and contract claims against a school district. The principal alleged...more
As indicated in the companion article written by Candice Pinares-Baez, January begins the hiring season for most schools. Job fairs, conferences, and recruiting are in full force. It is also the time to take a look at your...more
At a press conference later today, legendary UConn Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun is expected to announce his retirement. He has been such a fixture in this state, not only for basketball, but for his charitable work, that...more
In a time of budget cuts -- including cuts directed against public employees -- Griggsville Perry Community Unit School District v. Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board may wind up offering important guidance to the...more
Charter schools that are receiving services from pensioners or have contractual relationships with those retirees may be violating Delaware law.
Is your school being provided services by a retiree receiving a State of...more
In the realm of examining whether non-compete provisions should be used in particular professions, this article by Clay Travis asks an interesting question: why don’t college football coaches have non-competes? It is a timely...more
The Illinois State Legislature was busy this past year and there are 200 new laws going on the books for 2012. The summary of the new laws going into effect for 2012 which affect working men and women are summarized below. If...more
Due to inaction by the Illinois General Assembly in the most recent legislative session, two important Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) rules are set to expire on July 1 of this year.
First, the post-employment work...more
In Goldbaum v. The Regents of the University of California, 2011 DJDAR 339 (2011), the Fourth District California Court of Appeal decided a novel issue arising under the California Constitution and Labor Code § 218.5. Labor...more
The vast majority of U.S. businesses employ workers on an "at-will" basis. The most significant exception to this general rule? Independent schools.
At-will employment means that the employee is not employed for a fixed...more
Fordham Law School has founded the world's first Fashion Law Institute, marking a critical effort to advance the study and application of fashion law. The Institute, which officially launched September 8, 2010 during New York...more
In This Issue:
*Department of Labor Issues Guidance on FMLA’s Definition of In Loco Parentis
*Ruling Continues Trend of Courts Strictly Construing Terms of Construction Contract
*Overtime Lawsuit for Use of PDA's...more
In this Issue
• The Tiger Effect: The Future of Morals Clauses in Endorsement Agreements 1
• NCAA Bylaw 220.127.116.11-(e): A School’s Worst Vacation 2
• Preparing for the End . . . From the Beginning: Drafting Termination...more
Many companies disclose the educational achievements of their directors, officers and key employees. These disclosures can be found on company websites, in company press releases and in filings made with the Securities and...more
On December 11, 2008, the IRS issued a notice (Notice 2009-3) extending the January 1, 2009 deadline by which 403(b) plans are required to have written plan documents that comply with applicable regulations.
As the world becomes a smaller place through globalization, more and more individuals are traveling abroad, for pleasure, for school, and for employment. Individuals who are in gay or lesbian relationships face difficulties...more
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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