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DOL Issues Additional Guidance on FFCRA

Monday, March 30th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on additional guidance issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA […]

403(b) Restatement Deadline Extended

Monday, March 30th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Buelow Vetter Law Firm focuses on the IRS extension of the deadline by which most school districts and other eligible employers must restate their 403(b) plan documents. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We […]

Evers Calls for All Voters to be Mailed Absentee Ballots

Friday, March 27th, 2020

From WisPolitics.com … After repeatedly urging voters to request absentee ballots for the April 7 election to avoid going to the polls amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Tony Evers today called on the Legislature to change state law so all registered voters could be mailed one. In a video message on Twitter, Evers also called […]

Schools Seek Additional Funds Through Referendum

Friday, March 27th, 2020

From the Wheeler Report… More than 10% (48) of Wisconsin’s 421 public schools are holding a total of 57 referendum questions on April 7. That includes: 27 schools seeking to issue debt 8 schools seeking to exceed their revenue cap on a recurring basis 22 schools seeking to exceed their revenue cap on a non-recurring […]

DOL Issues First Guidance on FFCRA

Friday, March 27th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on the first guidance issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this […]

Tax Obligations and Credits for Governmental Employers Under the FFCRA

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Buelow Vetter Law Firm focuses on tax obligations and credits for governmental employers (including school districts) under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this […]

Risser, Taylor Leaving the Legislature

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

From WisPolitics.com … State Sen. Fred Risser, the longest serving state lawmaker in the nation’s history, announced today he won’t seek reelection this fall after more than six decades in the Wisconsin Legislature. Meanwhile, state Rep. Chris Taylor, a Madison Dem and member of the Joint Finance Committee, said she isn’t seeking reelection to her […]

Regular Session Ends Today

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

From The Wheeler Report . . . The regular session of the Legislature ends today, and all legislation which did not pass both houses fails pursuant to SJR-1. According to the Joint Rules, the limited floor session scheduled for April 21-22 is limited to: Revisor’s correction or revisor’s revision bills. Reconciliation bills introduced by the committee […]

Utilizing Virtual Instruction and Remote Learning Programs During COVID-19 School Closures

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on school district use of virtual instruction and remote learning programs during extended COVID-19 school closures. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Leave Notices

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on the employee leave notices for two new employee leaves of absence established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We […]

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