TO REPORT OR NOT REPORT? DOING ONE OR THE OTHER MAY KEEP YOU OUT OF JAIL! The 2019 Session of the Texas Legislature resulted in some surprising new laws. Senate Bill 212 was one of those new laws that will leave a lasting impact on all of Higher Education for some time to come. It […]
WWAG Attorney Baili Rhodes discussed issues surrounding Pregnancy in the Workplace with Texas Young Lawyers Association this week: “Whether you have had a baby, are thinking about having a baby, or simply work with someone who has had a baby, pregnancy in the workplace can be a hot topic. Just like employees, employers often do […]
The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) is a federal statute that provides certain employees of qualified employers with leave related to a personal or family medical issue. Additionally, the FMLA prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for taking FMLA leave. Navigating the FMLA can be difficult; accordingly, we want to take this opportunity […]
Office of Civil Rights Q&A As faculty members, it is important to also understand some of the protections available to university students. The Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Education whose mission is “to ensure equal access and to promote education excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement […]
The information in these posts is intended to provide a general understanding of the law, not legal advice. Readers with legal problems, including those whose questions may be addressed here, should consult attorneys for advice on their particular circumstances.