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Council should have used public law powers to support head

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 23 2010

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a local education authority was negligent in allowing a "dysfunctional form of governance" to continue at one of its maintained primary schools and has upheld an award of nearly £400,000 in personal injury damages to Erica Connor, the head teacher at the eye of the storm

Union acceptance of collective redundancy procedure results in reduction of protective award

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2010

In Lancaster University v The University and College Union the EAT held that where a union had accepted a flawed notification and consultation procedure for university staff on fixed term contracts over a period of twelve years, a tribunal was correct in reducing protective awards from 90 days' pay to 60 days

University fined for health & safety breaches

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2011

Magistrates have fined Lincoln University £10,000 and ordered it to pay costs of £12,759, following the discovery of asbestos in four University buildings

President Obama’s NLRB Acting General Counsel appointment invalid court rules agency without power to issue unfair labor practice complaint

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • August 26 2013

On Tuesday, August 20th, in an opinion that follows in the wake of Noel Canning, United States District Judge Benjamin H. Settle dismissed an

K 12 education alerts: June 2011 - June 2012

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2012

On Monday, June 13, 2011, Governor Quinn signed into law Senate Bill 7, the sweeping education reform bill that is the product of months of negotiations between a broad group of stakeholders that included representatives from both management and labor

New trial ordered in police officer’s case alleging discrimination and retaliation

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 11 2011

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson’s claims against the City of Los Angeles and Daniel Watson for alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and constructive discharge

"Like" speech

  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2013

The Court of Appeals for the United States Fourth Appellate Circuit ruled this week that when a person "likes" a candidate's page on Facebook, that

Employees have limited privacy rights on employer - issued computers

  • Harris & Company
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 19 2012

In a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has overturned the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in R. v. Cole, and has concluded that the evidence obtained through a warrantless police search of a laptop issued by the employer to a teacher should not have been excluded

Legislative immunity depends on the nature of the act, not the actor's intent

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 13 2011

In 2003, the Illinois Department of Corrections’ chain of command at its high-security facilities comprised 12 layers, including captain

Supreme Court reaffirms affirmative action in public university setting requires strict scrutiny

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2013

The United States Supreme Court's long-awaited decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, No. 345, 570 U.S. ___ (2013), has arrived without