Each month, CUPA-HR General Counsel Ira Shepard provides an overview of some labor and employment law cases and regulatory actions with implications for the higher ed workplace. Here’s the latest from Ira.
Following DOL’s release of the FLSA overtime proposal, the agency has continued to march ahead with its regulatory agenda, issuing six new opinion letters and two proposed rules within the last three weeks.
The Equality Act of 2019 would amend existing civil rights law to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics. The legislation also amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination in public spaces and services and federally funded programs on the basis of sex.
Read an overview from CUPA-HR General Counsel Ira Shepard of some labor and employment law cases with implications for the higher ed workplace. In this edition: retaliatory discharge, First Amendment rights, student vs. employee under the FLSA, and more.