Polsinelli Podcasts - Why Bid Protests Are on The Rise
Legal Minute: Cybersecurity Reporting Requirements for Government Contractors
A Moment of Simple Justice - Jails for Sale
A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
Upcoming Affirmative Action Plan Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
Ethics Laws and the Importance of Transparency for Public Officials
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business With the Obama Administration
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Colombia Battles U.S. Investors for $17 Billion Treasure
Turbulent Market for Legal Services Forces Law Firms to Innovate
You already know that employee benefit plans established by governmental entities are exempt from ERISA.
But ERISA might apply if the employee benefit for the government employee is established through an association....more
Four years ago, Francis X. Dougherty was fired after revealing the existence of a $7.5 million no-bid security camera contract within the Philadelphia School District. Now, he has won a major victory in his whistleblower...more
Pair of Recent Opinions Clarifies Conflict-of-Interest Statute -
California Attorney General Kamala Harris recently issued two opinions illuminating the scope of Government Code section 1090, the powerful and...more
- Stevens-Henager College and its owners are accused of offering compensation incentives to admission consultants based on the number of students they recruit.
- The government alleges that the college...more
Michigan’s affirmative action ban, a Constitutional amendment enacted through referendum during the 2006 election cycle, was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The decision means that public entities, including...more
On April 22, 2014, in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action et al. (No. 12–682), the Supreme Court upheld a Michigan law that bans public colleges and universities, community colleges and school districts from...more
KMTG will be issuing a series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws became effective January 1, 2014, unless otherwise stated.
Small Business Procurement and Contract Act For Postsecondary...more
While not all colleges and universities meet the definition of a “federal contractor,” many do perform contract work for the federal government. Those institutions will be facing a new minimum wage obligation in connection...more
Northwestern University will pay $2.93 million to settle a federal False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit brought by a former employee who alleged Northwestern allowed a researcher to submit false claims under certain cancer research...more
On July 30, 2013, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced that Northwestern University entered a settlement agreement to pay the United States $2.9 million to settle False Claims...more
In a wage and hour class action suit that was filed in Maryland’s federal district court, bus drivers and bus assistants sued under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), 29 U.S. C. Section 201 et seq., for back-pay,...more
On March 30, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision imposing certain socio-economic contract requirements on subcontractors operating hospitals associated with the University of...more
In order to have the new 2012-13 education legislation handy, we have combined our series on the subject into one easy to reference location. Here you will find a recap of all the legislation we summarized, along with a link...more
NEW ADA Regulations Regarding the Presence and Use of Service Animals in Local Governmental Buildings and Programs, Including Public Schools
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