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School Law Update: Substantial Fault Standard for Unemployment Benefits

Monday, May 15th, 2017

From the Legal Side… The Boardman & Clark law firm recently published this School Law Update.  Eligibility for unemployment benefits is rarely the driving force behind a school district’s decision to terminate an employee. However, unlike in the private sector where employers pay a payroll tax to cover these benefits, school districts reimburse the state […]

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Student Transgender Case Back to Court of Appeals

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

From the Legal Side… The Boardman and Clark law firm has recently published this legal update regarding the U.S. Supreme Courts action on an important transgender case before it. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with […]

Federal Transgender Guidance Withdrawn

Monday, February 27th, 2017

From the Legal Side… The Boardman & Clark Law Firm has recently published this Legal Update that discusses the Departments of Education and Justice letter rescinding its previous guidance under Title IX concerning  transgender students.  The “Dear Colleague” letter was released on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable […]

USDOE, DOJ Rescind Previous Guidance on Transgender Students

Friday, February 24th, 2017

From the Legal Side… The Strang Patteson Law Firm has recently published this Legal Update that discusses the Departments of Education and Justice letter rescinding its previous guidance under Title IX concerning  transgender students.  The “Dear Colleague” letter was released on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information […]

New ADA Regulations and Federal Guidance Regarding Students with Disabilities

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

The Boardman & Clark law firm recently published this School Law Newsletter entitled “New ADA Regulations and Federal Guidance Regarding Students with Disabilities”. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of Boardman & Clark.

Estimated CPI, Base Wage Negotoiation Reminders

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The Boardman & Clark law firm recently published this School Law Update entitled “Estimated CPI for Bargaining Agreements Beginning July 1, 2017, and Other Base Wage Negotiation Reminders”. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of Boardman […]

School Law Newsletter: Open Enrollment Updates

Monday, January 16th, 2017

From the Legal Side… The Boardman & Clark law firm recently published this School Law Newsletter entitled “Open Enrollment Updates”. The start of the open enrollment application period is just around the corner; parents will be allowed to submit applications beginning on February 6, 2017. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is […]

Video: Hiring & Rehiring of WRS Annuitants

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Many SAA Members have expressed an interest in this video on the hiring and rehiring of WRS Annuitants of late, so we are re-posting it. Outline For Video (We recommend that you download the outline for the video and follow along during the video presentation.) The combination of budget cuts and Wisconsin’s “double-dipping” statute has […]

Boardman & Clark: Overtime Rule Blocked

Monday, November 28th, 2016

From the Legal Side… The Boardman & Clark law firm recently published this School Law Update regarding a federal courts blocking of the US Department of Labor’s overtime rule. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission […]

School Law Newsletter: Supreme Court To Hear Open Meetings Case, WERC Announces Revised CPI-U

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

From the Legal Side… The Boardman & Clark law firm recently published this School Law Newsletter.  The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear a an open meetings case that will be of great interest to school districts.  The newsletter also discusses the WERC revision of the CPI-U for bargaining agreements beginning January 1, 2017 The SAA […]

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