The Illinois Council of School Attorneys Names Babak Bakhtiari to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.
In an effort to target workplace inspections and compliance assistance in industries with higher risk for COVID-19, OSHA has identified school transportation as one sector (among many) where it will be taking a closer look.
Join Jennifer Deutch and Aimée LeBlanc when they present non-COVID legal updates as part of the IAASE Winter and Spring Webinar Series on March 31 at 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Michelle Todd shares insights on how to prepare for a “never-ending” Section 504 meeting in recent Special Ed Connection article.
A federal appellate court held that an employer did not have to accommodate its nurse-employee after she was severely injured in an accident, though it had modified her job duties for two years, because she was no longer able to perform the essential functions of the job.
In a non-binding opinion, the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor found that individual discussions between a public employee and board members regarding a proposed agenda item did not violate the OMA because there was no evidence that three or more board members participated in contemporaneous, interactive communication.
ISBE and IDPH released new guidance on the mitigation strategies and requirements for the safe return to in-person instruction, as well as updated FAQs and an updated Exclusion Decision Tree.
The Illinois Supreme Court clarified that even if a tenured teacher’s dismissal is rejected by a hearing officer, the school board still may pursue the lesser disciplinary action of an unpaid suspension.