*** UPDATE *** June 26, 2020 – see this post about efforts to delay implementation of the Title IX changes outlined below June 24, 2020 – On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) released its Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which we blogged about here. Since…

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided yesterday in Bethany College that it does not have jurisdiction over faculty at religious schools and colleges, overruling a 2014 decision which held the opposite. Click here to download the NLRB decision. The NLRB will decline jurisdiction over labor union election petitions and unfair labor practice claims if…

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Our 20-part blog series, Planning for the Rebound, is now at the end, which may leave you thinking that you are prepared for anything that could possibly come your way. Not to dull your ebullient mood, but you are not. Problems will arise, and you will face issues that you never dreamed could arise. In…

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As businesses begin resuming operations and recalling employees from furlough and layoff, companies may decide they no longer need to recall all employees. Perhaps companies have learned that certain positions can be staffed more leanly or combined, or simply that previous levels of business activity are unlikely to return any time soon. As discussed in Step…

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** UPDATE **  The DOE has issued further clarification on its changes to Title IX. See our June 25, 2020 blog post for more information.  May 6, 2020 – Earlier today, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced a package of sweeping changes to regulations governing Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sexual harassment and sexual discrimination…

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