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Omnibus Bill Clarifies Transportation Subsidies, Non-Public Transportation and More

December 9th, 2020

Act 136 delivers two costly messages for public schools on student transportation. School Districts must continue to pay transportation vendors a portion of their costs even if they are not transporting students, and districts must provide transportation to non-public schools whether or not they are transporting their own public school students.

Governor Wolf Vetoes Pandemic Liability Protections for Schools

December 3rd, 2020

Protecting these entities from a liability “in such a broad fashion”, Governor Wolf explained, “would only invite the potential for carelessness and disregard for public safety.”

Governor’s Attestation Order Raises Questions for School Districts in “Substantial” Counties

November 24th, 2020

School districts in counties of substantial transmission rates must agree and sign a state certification that they are following the orders of Governor Wolf and Dr. Levine if they wish to continue to offer in-person instruction.

FFCRA Provisions Can Help Ease Parental Burden

August 31st, 2020

If you are a parent on the eve of schools reopening wondering “how can I make this work,” the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has a provision that may help.

HR Law Update: Developing Case Law Regarding Employees’ Rights During COVID-19

August 26th, 2020

On August 3, 2020, a notable decision was entered in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  While this decision doesn’t necessarily apply to Pennsylvania employers, it is noteworthy because it does give us some idea of how the implementation of FFCRA will unfold.

HR Law Update: Executive Order Defers Payroll Taxes Through COVID Period

August 13th, 2020

On August 8th, President Trump issued an executive order which permits the deferral, withholding, and payment of some employee’s wage taxes from September 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.