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February 2018 Newsletter – School Districts

Employers Face Penalties for Assigning More Than 960 Hours of Out-Of-Class Work When dealing with a vacant position, school and community college district employers frequently assign an employee in one classification to job duties in the vacant classification. These assignments are referred to as working “out-of-class.” Previously, there was generally no limit to the amount…

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January 2018 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Changes to Involuntary Paid Leaves for Community College Faculty California community college academic employees just got a due-process boost. A recently signed law has expanded the principles in the landmark Skelly case, which provided public employees notice and an opportunity to respond to allegations against them. (Skelly v. State Personnel Board (1975) 15 Cal.3d 194.)…

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January 2018 Newsletter – School Districts

New Standards for Accommodation of Children with Disabilities under the IDEA and ADA Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), public schools are required to provide children with free appropriate public education. To accomplish that, schools put together a group of school officials, teachers and parents to create an individualized education program for each…

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September 2017 Newsletter – School Districts

Public Employers, the Union and New Hires A recently signed law has two requirements affecting public employers, including educators. Specifically, Government Code Sections 3555 through 3559 which require an employer to give a union’s exclusive representative access to the employer’s new hire orientations. Also, the employer must provide to the union certain job-related, as well…