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
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?
Pennsylvania Senate Bill No. 84 passed this week, eliminating the law that penalizes public school teachers for wearing religious garb while in the performance of their duties. Below is a look at what led to the amendment and how this change may impact your school. Amendment of the Public School Code Pennsylvania Senate Bill No. 84 amends the Public School Code of 1949 to repeal the provision … [Read more...] about SB 84 Means An Impactful Change for School Districts and Their Employees
Last fall, in a matter of first impression, a state court ruled that a school district cannot sue a charter school for unpaid extracurricular fees. A few months later, the Pennsylvania Department of Education weighed in on how these fees are calculated and rejected a school district’s attempt to recoup funds that PDE had redirected. Both of these decisions indicate that school districts are likely … [Read more...] about Can A School Sue a Charter School for Unpaid Extracurricular Fees?
As we ring in another new year, think about making one more resolution that can go a long way toward making your life and the lives of those you love easier. By preparing an estate plan and organizing your personal legal documents now, you can ensure that you and your family members are protected in an emergency. Start by Organizing Your Papers The thought of getting your legal affairs in order … [Read more...] about Another New Year’s Resolution – Get Your Legal Documents in Order
A recent ruling by the Secretary of Education resolves, for the moment, a dispute between the Pennsylvania public school districts and charter schools over charter school tuition funding rates. More specifically, the decision is instructive regarding school district use of Pennsylvania Department of Education Form 363 when calculating these rates. The case is School District of Philadelphia v. … [Read more...] about Calculating Charter School Tuition Reimbursement Rates