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Washington Legislature Passes The Washington State Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Act To Permit Affirmative Action In Public Employment, Education, And Contracting
For 20 years, public agencies in Washington State have been barred from favoring or discriminating against applicants, employees, or contractors based on sex ...
United States
28 May 2019
Senate Passes Bill Granting School-Related Leave To Working Parents
On December 5, 2018, Mexico's Senate Joint Commissions on Education and Legislative Studies approved a bill to amend the Education General Law and the Federal Labor Law
28 Dec 2018
Title IX And Defamation: An Emerging Challenge Facing Higher-Education Institutions
There is currently a national focus on gender-based harassment. College campuses are no different. Even with the changes to Title IX guidance in the past months ...
United States
9 Jan 2018
DOE Rescinds Prior Guidance On Title IX And Sexual Violence, Issues Interim Advice On Campus Sexual Misconduct
On September 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education rescinded its April 4, 2011 Dear Colleague Letter regarding sexual assault and its April 29, 2014 Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence.
United States
28 Sep 2017
NAIS And TABS Release Their First Task Force Report On Addressing Educator Sexual Misconduct
The Task Force's report comes on the heels of intense reporting on sexual assault in independent schools.
United States
30 Aug 2017
Department Of Education Rethinking Campus Guidance On Sexual Assault
Higher education institutions may soon be asked to reconsider how they comply with Title IX obligations when a student or employee files a sexual assault complaint.
United States
27 Jul 2017
Third Circuit Permits Teaching Hospital Resident To Bring Retaliation Suit Under Title IX
While the decision is the first of its kind in the Third Circuit, the issues addressed have been analyzed by other federal courts.
United States
24 Mar 2017
NLRB Expands Jurisdiction In Church-Operated Schools, Distinguishing Between "Religious" And "Secular" Instruction In Faculty Bargaining Unit Cases
The NLRB distinguished between faculty members providing secular instruction and those providing religious instruction, in concluding that only those providing religious instruction were exempt from NLRA coverage.
United States
22 Sep 2016
NLRB Decides Charter Schools Are Private Corporations Despite Public Influence
In two separate cases decided on August 24, 2016, a divided National Labor Relations Board concluded that charter schools in Pennsylvania and New York are not political subdivisions...
United States
22 Sep 2016
Supreme Court Upholds Consideration Of Race In A College Admissions Program – What Does This Mean For Employer Diversity Efforts?
On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion for the second time in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, (Fisher II), a case that directly questioned whether race can be considered ...
United States
1 Jul 2016
Open Carry And Campus Carry: Expanded Handgun Rights In Texas In 2016 And Beyond
In its most recent session, the Texas legislature passed two bills related to handgun possession in Texas.
United States
10 Aug 2015
California Court Rules Teacher Tenure Statutes Unconstitutional
The trial court judge in Vergara v. State of California issued a decision striking down as unconstitutional five provisions of the California Education Code.
United States
23 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Voters' Ban On Race Conscious Admissions
The Supreme Court upheld a Michigan ballot initiative that amended the state constitution to prohibit the use of race conscious admissions policies.
United States
24 Apr 2014
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