Employee Status for Students

September 29th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Employee Classification, Labor Law, NLRA

On August 23, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a 3-to-1 decision that declares that graduate and undergraduate…

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Massachusetts Passes Expansive Pay Equity Law

August 25th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Equal Pay, Massachusetts Law

On August 1, 2016, the Massachusetts legislature unanimously enacted its Act to Establish Pay Equity (the “Act”). Following a national…

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Chicago Passes Paid Sick Leave Law

July 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Illinois Law, Sick Leave Laws

On June 22, 2016, the Chicago City Council unanimously voted to add the city to the list of over 20…

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Title IX Procedures are Still Being Side-Lined

June 10th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Student Harassment

In 2014, students at my alma mater brought a new organization to campus: It Ends With Us. Around that same…

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New Law Expands Protections for Trade Secrets and Whistleblowers

May 25th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Confidential Information, Whistleblowers

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defense of Trade Secrets Act. This new law creates a…

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Fourth Circuit Court Bans Gender Discrimination in School Restrooms

April 20th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Discrimination, Education Law, Gender/ Sex

In the wake of North Carolina’s recent controversial restroom law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit…

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Employers May Have to Accommodate Employees with Allergies

March 29th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employment Law

Under the law, a “disability” is not limited to physical impediments to movement, but can also include impairments to other…

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NY May Require Teachers to Recognize Student Mental Illness

March 4th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, New York Law

We are pleased to learn of a proposed New York State bill that would require teachers, as part of their…

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Bullying May Factor Into Students’ Individualized Education Plans

January 21st, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Education Law, Student Bullying

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the federal government requires states to provide a free appropriate public education…

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NYC Discrimination Law Protects Employees Who Are “Caregivers”

January 20th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employment Law, Homecare, New York City Law

As of May 4, 2016, it will be unlawful for any employer in New York City to discriminate on the…

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