Employment & Labor

Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

Legal System: Whether a tribal court has jurisdiction to adjudicate employment claims by Arizona school district employees against their Arizona school district employer that operates on the Navajo reservation pursuant to a state constitutional mandate to provide a general and uniform public education to all Arizona children.

City of San Gabriel v. Flores (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

Employment & Labor: Does the Fair Labor Standards Act allow employers, when calculating the overtime rate, to exclude payments to an employee that are entirely unrelated to his hours of employment

NSBA Overtime Rulemaking Letter FLSA 11-21-2016

NSBA urges Congress to take immediate action to mitigate the effects of the U.S. Department of Labor recently approved overtime regulations and immediately pass legislation that will provide much needed relief to local school boards members in meeting the new rule requirements.

2017 Annual Notices

This chart describes some of the notices required by federal law, including the method required to give notice where it is specified in the statutes and/or regulations, and provides links to documents that may be used in writing such notices. 

City of Houston v. Zamora (U.S. Sup. Ct. Petition Brief 2016)

Whether the Fifth Court erred in applying the "cat's paw" theory of liability to Title VII

United Student Aid Funds, Inc. v. Bible (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief 2016)

Federal agency notice and comment rulemaking: Whether Auer v. Robbins, 519 U.S. 452 (1997), nd Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co., 325 U.S. 410 (1945), should be overruled

Schott v. Wenk (U.S. - Petition Brief)

Liability: §1983 liability of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect; even when (a) there is a reasonable basis to suspect abuse and (b) the report is not materially false—impermissibly chill child abuse reporting across the nation; (2) Can a First Amendment retaliation claim be maintained under Section 1983 against a statutorily mandated reporter of known or suspected child abuse when there is evidence in the record that would support a reasonable basis to suspect abuse and the report is not materially false; (3) Is a statutorily mandated reporter of known or suspected chi

Pension Communication Resources Guide

A guide to new accounting and financial reporting standards for public pensions.

EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Merits Brief)

Employment Discrimination: Title VII – duty to provide religious accommodation in the absence of actual notice of need for accommodation

Torres v. Mantee County School District

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida opinion holding that Title VII preempts Title IX as to school employees' discrimination and retaliation claims unrelated to their students.

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