Staff and students should be reminded that recording any live school-related communication is prohibited. Further, expectations regarding limits for third party involvement in a group discussion must be clear.
On March 31, 2020, state and local special education administration organizations recommended temporary relief for certain IDEA provisions due to the school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here is a summary of legal obligations under RIght To Know during this time.
Here are a few tips to try and limit the opportunity for disruption while preserving the public’s right to attend and participate in school board meetings.
Department of Labor Releases Procedures for the Small Business Exemption to COVID-19 Legal RequirementsApril 3rd, 2020
Under the FFCRA, small businesses, or organizations with fewer than 50 employees, may qualify for an exemption to the FFCRA’s leave entitlements. Depending on the circumstances, a small business may be exempt from leave entitlements as to all employees, or just as to certain employees.
On April 1, 2020, the Department of Labor released regulations to clarify leave entitlements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
In this HR Law Update, attorney Ellen Schurdak updates the latest on unemployment during COVID-19.
It is legal for teachers to videoconference directly with students, even if they are in their own home?
Under Pennsylvania’s Local Government Unit Debt Act, local government units are required to file applications or debt proceedings with the DCED. In fact, local government units must secure approval from DCED prior to closing on any debt transactions involving new money capital projects or refundings/refinancings.
CARES ACT Passed by Congress, Awaits Presidential Signature