As 2013 comes to an end, it's time for Australian employers start actioning their end of year employment checklist.
1. Annual Shutdowns -
Many Modern Awards require employers to provide a minimum of four weeks'...more
With all of the latest attention on stopping the rise of bullying in our schools, you’d think it only happens to kids. But bullying by adults — specifically bosses and co-workers — isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been happening...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
In Zeno v. Pine Plains Central School District, the school district lost its challenge to a $1 million damage award for student-on-student harassment. Former student Anthony Zeno prevailed at trial against his school district...more
On December 3, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the District Court’s decision that the Pine Plains Central School District violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964....more
Following the recent series of guidance letters from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) calling for a reduction of bullying in schools, the Department issued legal guidelines regarding the Equal...more