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NC Politics in the News - December 2021 #1

Agriculture - WBTW: Fire on North Carolina's Pilot Mountain 100% contained; more than 1,000 acres burned - The Grindstone Fire that began at Pilot Mountain one week ago is now 100% contained, the N.C. Department of...more

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U.S. District Court Enjoins Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

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As educational institutions sort through the contradictory patchwork of legal requirements regarding COVID vaccine mandates that have emerged over the past year, a U.S. District Court in Kentucky added one more wrinkle. While...more

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Ohio SB 229 Gives School Districts Flexibility for Alternative Learning Models

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The General Assembly is again acting to provide schools (defined as school districts, chartered nonpublic schools, community schools and STEM schools) with additional flexibility to provide alternative learning models during...more

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Are universities tracking students’ exposure over the holidays? (Updated)

2021 Update: While some of us may have expected 2021 to have the coronavirus under control, things have been up and down throughout the past year. From the distribution of vaccines to the introduction of the Delta...more

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The Top 16 Workplace Law Stories from November 2021

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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Navigating the Uncertain Terrain of NIL Deals for Student Athletes

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On July 1, 2021, the NCAA adopted an interim policy that allows any college athlete the opportunity to license their name, image and likeness (NIL), so long as they abide by applicable state law and other NCAA rules. This...more

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Education Sector Hit Hardest with Ransomware Attacks

A new report issued by Sophos, The State of Ransomware in Education 2021, found that the education sector as a whole experienced a higher level of ransomware attacks than any other industry in 2020....more

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Two Washington Universities Ink Settlements For Exceeding Salaries, Falsified Application

Report on Research Compliance 18, no. 12 (December, 2021) - Washington State University’s (WSU) recent settlement with the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) for more than $800,000 followed a university-wide audit that...more

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A Pay Audit is the Perfect Way for Schools to Ring in the New Year

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The end of the year is always a good time to assess what measures you can take to ensure compliance with employment laws and strive for a positive work environment at your school. A pay equity audit is one such measure that...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Rebranded Ransomware Group Sabbath Hitting Hospitals and Schools

Researchers at Mandiant have recently reported that a new ransomware group calling itself Sabbath appears to be the rebranded group Arcane and “picked up their pace” in November....more

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Name, Image, and Likeness: Five Months into the NCAA’s New Frontier

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Five months into the NCAA interim policy allowing amateur athletes to profit from their name, image, and likeness, here is what institutions, athletes, parents, personal representatives, and brands need to know....more

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Washington State Continues to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination for Certain Workers

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Following such states as California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee has issued Proclamation 21-14.3 to require certain workers be fully vaccinated against...more

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NC Politics in the News - November 2021 #5

Economic Development TRIANGLE BUSINESS JOURNAL: As 2021 nears end, NC economic developers chase $69B in potential investment Chris Chung, CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, said the current...more

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Proctoring and Privacy of Exams in the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Online test-proctoring services have become increasingly popular among higher education institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. These services provide many benefits to students: greater control over their physical testing...more

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Department of Higher Education Provides Updates on Campus Sexual Assault Law Compliance

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Recently, we wrote about the new MA Campus Sexual Assault Law, including the requirement that all Colleges file a report with the MA Department of Higher Education (DHE) on or before December 1, 2021 (the first of what will...more

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[Ongoing Program] Level 3: Higher education Title IX advanced decision-maker practicum - December 14th - 15th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm...

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Advanced Title IX Regulations Training, Level 3 (Higher Education) - Bricker & Eckler is pleased to announce a series of Level 3 Higher Education Title IX trainings for Title IX coordinators, investigators, and...more

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Summer camps on campus: A risk management checklist for postsecondary professionals

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While the weather is cooling down, plans for summer camps are heating up. There are a number of benefits to postsecondary institutions hosting summer camps on campus, including community outreach, revenue generation,...more

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Vaccination Mandate for Federal Contractors, which Applies in Most Higher Education Settings, Preempts Contrary State Laws for Now

President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 (EO 14042) requires covered federal contractor employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, if they are not entitled to an accommodation due to disability or...more

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California Colleges and Universities Face New Requirements to Address Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

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California is set to expand protections for students beyond Title IX in state-funded higher education institutions. California has taken another step to demonstrate its commitment to the ideal “that all persons,...more

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Top Ten: What You Need to Know About the Build Back Better Act

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On Friday morning, November 19th, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, on a party-line vote of 220 – 213, Rep. Jared Golden of Maine was the only Democrat to vote against the bill. The...more

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Philadelphia Mandates COVID Vaccine for All City Workers

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On November 19, 2021, the City of Philadelphia announced all City workers must “complete a full schedule of COVID-19 vaccination(s)” by January 14, 2022, or risk losing their jobs. This mandate comes following the City’s...more

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Tennessee and Florida State Law Restrictions on Employer Vaccine Mandates

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Tennessee and Florida enacted state laws earlier this month that impose restrictions on an employer’s ability to impose vaccine mandates or to ensure employees are vaccinated. While Tennessee’s law provides employers who are...more

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NC Politics in the News - November 2021 #4

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Economic Development - FOX 8: NC budget item may target Toyota for Greensboro-Randolph Megasite - A provision buried on Page 293 of the state budget that North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law on Thursday has...more

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Federal judge strikes down major Trump-era rule change to Title IX regulations

The political battleground of Title IX regulations has once again seen a change in the field. On July 28, a federal judge vacated a provision of Trump’s Title IX rule changes from 2020. The decision means that parties in...more

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Update on Proposed Changes to the NCAA Constitution

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On Monday, November 15, 2021, the NCAA held a special convention to discuss a proposed draft constitution for the organization. The draft constitution, circulated a week earlier, would make several significant changes to the...more

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