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Need to investigate employee misconduct while the employee is on FMLA leave? Follow this employer's lead
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

Even once in awhile an employer has handled an FMLA situation so effectively, you just want to shout out, "You Go Girl!" . . . or let out a fist pump


Is your school district’s lack of social media guidelines putting the district at risk?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

School districts are under growing scrutiny and criticism for the lack of clear social media guidelines and policies. For instance, after a Michigan


ISBE issues updated Non-Regulatory Guidance on PERA and Senate Bill 7
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recently updated its Non-Regulatory Guidance on the Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) and Senate


IHSA and Attorney General reach agreement on participation of student athletes with disabilities
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

In late June, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) reached an agreement, settling two pending


Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of public section union “fair share fees”
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Yesterday, the United State Supreme Court granted certiorari in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, and will consider whether public


Supreme Court ruling avoids major complications for mandatory reporters
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

Last week, the United States Supreme Court overturned a controversial decision by the Ohio Supreme Court holding that statements given by a preschool


ISBE releases new guidance on medication administration in schools
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

In April, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) amended its 2010 guidance on self-administration of medication. Specifically, the new guidance


Two recent decisions provide guidance on how school districts should respond to allegations of sexual assault
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

Two recent decisions from our neighbors in Indiana and Michigan provide guidance on what courts may expect from school districts responding to


Must schools protect teachers from bullying by students online?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A lawsuit filed by a California teacher against the school district where she works puts a new spin on an old problem. As the National School Boards


Appellate Court confirms that convicted felon cannot run for school board seat
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On May 13, 2015, the Illinois Appellate Court’s First District held that the former Board President of an Illinois high school district’s Board of