In advance of the long-predicted May 2023 issuance of new Title IX regulations, the U.S. Department of Education issued a proposed Title IX rule on April 6th that is designed to expand the meaning of sexual discrimination to include gender identity. This change would prevent schools and colleges from barring transgender athletes from competing on female sports teams. The new rule would … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of Education Proposes Change to Title IX Regulations on Student Eligibility for Athletic Teams
Imputed Liability: Responsibility for your Business Partner’s Fraud
In the case of Bartenwerfer v. Buckley, the U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a debtor who is liable for their business partner’s fraud cannot discharge that debt in bankruptcy, regardless of their own culpability. KingSpry’s Business Law Practice Group details what this recent decision means and how it may impact you. What Happened? Kate and David Bartenwerfer (the Bartenwerfers), … [Read more...] about Imputed Liability: Responsibility for your Business Partner’s Fraud
The PUMP Act Provides Accommodations to Millions of Working Moms Including Teachers and Registered Nurses
On December 29, 2022, the Biden Administration signed The Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) For Nursing Mothers Act. PUMP makes several important changes to the Break Time for Nursing Mothers Law of 2010. Here’s what school employers need to know. In 2010, The Break Time for Nursing Mothers Law under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) was passed. The Break Time for Nursing Mothers … [Read more...] about The PUMP Act Provides Accommodations to Millions of Working Moms Including Teachers and Registered Nurses
Pennsylvania Judge Finds Funding System Unconstitutional: Signals Sea Change for Public Schools
On February 7, 2023, a Pennsylvania judge declared Pennsylvania’s school funding system unconstitutional. This decision comes after years of attempts to rework the system. What led to this historic ruling and how it will impact your schools? This decision follows a long bout of legislation in the case William Penn SD et al. v. Pa. Dept. of Education et al., Pa. Commonwealth Court, 2018). William … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania Judge Finds Funding System Unconstitutional: Signals Sea Change for Public Schools
What You Need to Know About Excluded Drivers and Your Auto-Insurance Policy
Permitting a specifically excluded driver to operate your vehicle predisposes you to costly legal and financial implications. Below is a look at the liabilities you may face if a specifically excluded driver operates your vehicle. Who is a specifically excluded driver? A specifically excluded driver is an individual explicitly prohibited from possessing coverage under automobile insurance. This … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Excluded Drivers and Your Auto-Insurance Policy
How Could the Proposed Noncompete Ban Impact You?
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule that would ban the use of noncompete clauses. The Employment Law Practice Group at KingSpry is keeping abreast of these changes. What are noncompete agreements? More than 30 million workers—at least 18 percent of the U.S. workforce—are required to sign noncompetes as a condition to accepting a job. A noncompete agreement is a contractual clause that … [Read more...] about How Could the Proposed Noncompete Ban Impact You?