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September 21, 2012
Most Americans have heard about the Americans with Disabilities Act and the importance of being ADA compliant. But, what does that mean for employees and organizations, and how does the law impact school districts? Following is information about the ADA that all K-12 talent managers should know. B...
July 21, 2012
If you took a poll of professionals in America, most would probably say they have heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, but a much smaller number could actually tell you what it does and how it impacts them. In fact, I have worked with numerous people during my career who had never he...
June 28, 2012
This article originally appeared in the May/June/July 2012 American Association of School Personnel Administrators Best Practices Magazine, "Legal Issues Within HR: Keeping Yourself Up To Date". Reprinted with permission. In today's high-tech world, it is easier than ever for people to stay connect...
April 26, 2012
CORRECTED CORRECTION: An example cited in this blog post about fraud that was discovered in the Wake County, N.C., school district back in 2004 included factual errors and may have misled readers. The district hired David Neter as its chief business officer in 2006, following the scandal, to incorp...