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May 8, 2020

Final Title IX Regulations Adopt Sweeping Changes for Handling Sexual Harassment Claims at Institutions of Higher Education

On May 6, 2020, the Department of Education (DOE) issued its Final Rule adopting amended regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX).

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March 11, 2020

Colorado Emergency Rule Requires Up to 4 Paid Sick Leave Days for Employees with Flu-Like Symptoms Who Are Tested for COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued emergency rules that require certain employers to provide paid sick leave for employees with flu-like symptoms who are being tested for COVID-19, effective immediately.

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January 31, 2020

D.C. Circuit Rejects NLRB’s Attempt to Certify Union Vote by University Adjunct Faculty

The D.C. Circuit recently rebuffed the National Labor Relations Board’s attempt to assert jurisdiction over adjunct faculty at Duquesne University, a religious college.

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October 21, 2019

Has #MeToo Created a New Claim of Male-Bias Discrimination?

The Second Circuit recently laid out warnings that employers, faced with both an onslaught of #MeToo claims and the efforts of federal, state and local legislators to make harassment claims easier to prove and harder to settle, need to consider seriously.

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September 23, 2019

NLRB Issues Proposed Rule to Clarify Status of Private University and College Students Working in Connection with Their Studies

On September 20, 2019, the NLRB issued a proposed rule that would exclude from the National Labor Relations Act undergraduate and graduate students at private colleges and universities who perform services in connection with their studies.

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June 5, 2019

OFCCP Issues Opinion Letter on Whether Pell Grants Trigger Federal Contractor Status for Colleges

The OFCCP recently updated its website with an Opinion Letters link and issued its first Opinion Letter applicable to colleges and universities, dated May 20, 2019.

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May 8, 2019

Washington Legislature Passes the Washington State Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Act to Permit Affirmative Action in Public Employment, Education, and Contracting

For 20 years, public agencies in Washington State have been barred from favoring or discriminating against applicants, employees, or contractors based on sex, ethnicity, color, race, or national origin.

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September 12, 2018

Sixth Circuit Provides Expansive Due Process Rights in Title IX Cases

The 6th Circuit recently held that in conducting Title IX investigations, colleges and universities must provide parties an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses in the presence of a neutral fact-finder in cases hinging on witness credibility.

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August 10, 2018

Victory for NYU After First Trial in the 401(k) Fee Cases Filed Against Colleges and Universities

On July 31, 2018, a New York federal court issued an opinion in favor of NYU, in the first case to reach trial concerning ERISA challenges to fees and investment lineups in school retirement plans.

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April 13, 2018

DOL Issues Three Opinion Letters and One Fact Sheet

On April 12, 2018, the United States Department of Labor issued three opinion letters and a new fact sheet providing guidance on various wage and hour issues.

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