Tag: FMLA

What Should HR Professionals Know About the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak?

February 5, 2020 10:14 am

Institutions across the country are continuing to monitor the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and communicating updates with campus stakeholders on a regular basis. They are also reviewing the need to follow up with those who have traveled to China recently and to postpone study abroad programs. HR pros can provide additional support... View Article

HR and the Courts

April 12, 2019 3:30 pm

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: Federal Court Rules Professor’s Claims That Title IX Investigation Was Flawed and Gender-Biased Should Proceed to Discovery and Possible Trial, and His Defamation... View Article

DOL Releases Two New Proposed Rules and Six Opinion Letters

April 8, 2019 3:30 pm

Following the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD)’s release of the Fair Labor Standards Act (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. Opinion Letters WHD issued new opinion letters on... View Article

HR and the Courts: Recent Rulings and Legislation

December 11, 2018 2:45 pm

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: Education Industry Consulting Firm Blackboard Inc. Hit With Gender Pay Discrimination Collective Action Lawsuit Brought by Former Employees Education industry consulting firm Blackboard... View Article

HR and the Courts

March 20, 2018 2:20 pm

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: Fired Employee Gets Jury Trial on FMLA Discriminatory Discharge Claim Resulting From Request for Intermittent FMLA Leave for Lyme Disease A federal district... View Article