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NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE MAY 2017

On May 17, 2017, the Iowa Public Employment Relations Board issued rulings in two pending negotiability disputes involving the Columbus Community School District and the Oskaloosa Community School District. The issues in those cases involved the negotiab…
On May 17, 2017, the Iowa Public Employment Relations Board issued rulings in two pending negotiability disputes involving the Columbus Community School District and the Oskaloosa… https://www.lynchdallas.com/news-announcements/blog/2017/05/negotiations-update-may-2017/

DE Guidance Relating to Transgender Students

On May 13, 2016, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued a Dear Colleague letter that summarized a school district’s Title IX obligations regarding transgender students. While the Dear Colleague letter provides guidance on what the D…
On May 13, 2016, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued a Dear Colleague letter that summarized a school district’s Title IX obligations regarding transgende… https://www.lynchdallas.com/news-announcements/blog/2016/06/de-guidance-relating-transgender-students/

School Districts and the Family Medical Leave Act

School districts, similar to any other employer, often struggle with properly implementing employee leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA provides that employees are entitled to up to twelve weeks of leave for their own serious health…
School districts, similar to any other employer, often struggle with properly implementing employee leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA provides that employe… https://www.lynchdallas.com/news-announcements/blog/2015/08/school-districts-and-family-medical-leave-act/