On Wednesday, July 8, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated ruling deciding that teachers at religious schools could not claim protections under anti-discrimination laws. The central issue in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru concerned the scope of the “ministerial exception”—a legal doctrine grounded in the First Amendment fashioned to protect a religious…

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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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By now, you’ve likely digested numerous guidelines for ensuring your workplace is a clean and safe space for your employees once they return to work. If not – check out our prior posts about proper hygiene and ways to make your office compliant with social distancing mandates. In honor of National Mental Health Month, and…

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In just a few short months (that felt very long), we’ve gained and integrated new lingo into our vocabulary. One phrase has been permanently added to our everyday vernacular: social distancing. We’ve quickly grown accustomed to maintaining that magic number of six feet apart during our limited excursions outside our homes. But now that shelter-in-place…

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