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January 2020 Newsletter – School Districts

Big Changes for Charter Schools Legal Compliance: Meetings, Records, and Conflicts of Interest Beginning January 1, 2020, non-profit public benefit corporations managing charter schools are required to comply with Brown Act open meeting requirements, California Public Records Act production requirements, and Government Code conflict of interest prohibitions for all charter school operations. On March 5,…

202001.01
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Things to do in January – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts (This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources…

201912.01
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December 2019 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Adverse Action Following an Employee’s Exercise of EERA Protected Rights Can Be Evidence of Discrimination, but is Does Not Result in De Facto Immunity to the Employee; PERB Has Discretion to Consider Amended Filings In a recent decision, Padilla v. Adelanto Elementary School District (PERB Decision No. 2630, March 1, 2019), the Public Employment Relations…

201912.01
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Things to do in December – School Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for School Districts (This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources Department’s specific duties.)…

201912.01
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Things to do in December – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts  (This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources Department’s…

201911.01
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November 2019 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Legislature Prohibits “Non-Rehire” Clauses in Settlement Agreements Beginning on January 1, 2020, all California employers will be barred from including “non-rehire” clauses in agreements that settle employment-related disputes. (Assembly Bill 749, 2019-2020). The stated motivation behind this new law was to prevent retaliation against employees who file employment-related claims either through the employer’s internal complaint…

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November 2019 Newsletter – School Districts

Legislature Prohibits “Non-Rehire” Clauses in Settlement Agreements Beginning on January 1, 2020, all California employers will be barred from including “non-rehire” clauses in agreements that settle employment-related disputes. (Assembly Bill 749, 2019-2020). The stated motivation behind this new law was to prevent retaliation against employees who file employment-related claims either through the employer’s internal complaint…