Posted by Van D. Keating on 11/4/2019

As an important reminder, recently modified Ohio law (Ohio Revised Code 3301.68

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 11/1/2019

For attorneys hoping to add to their balance of continuing legal education (CLE) hours before the end of the year, OSBA’s Capital Conference is here to help. At this year’s conference, we have expanded the number and variety of CLE offerings. Attorneys are able to earn a total of 10.5 hours of CLE credit at Capital Conference. All of the CLE learning sessions will be held in Room A 210-212, on the second floor of Concourse A. 

Posted by Sara C. Clark on 10/25/2019

On Wednesday, the Ohio Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the lawsuit filed by the Youngstown City School District in response to the passage of

Posted by Van D. Keating on 10/18/2019

Ohio’s school districts have long recognized the requirement not to discriminate against employees on the basis of certain protected classes. Discrimination related to pregnancy, childbirth or maternity/parental leave constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex. Schools have to treat a woman who is temporarily disabled due to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions the same as any other disabled employee. Any additional benefits the district offers for either parent is…

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 10/11/2019

For school districts in Ohio, one of the most consequential acts passed last year was HB 318. Among other things, the act:

  • Established training requirements for school resource officers (SROs).
Posted by Sara C. Clark on 10/4/2019

On Wednesday, an Ohio appellate court ruled that the media was not entitled to the education records of a deceased former student.

On Aug. 4, 2019, a 24-year-old man killed nine people, injuring 27 more…

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Posted by Van D. Keating on 9/27/2019

On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its final rule regarding changes to the salary thresholds for employee exemptions from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). DOL estimates that these changes will make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay.

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 9/20/2019

On Tuesday, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) emailed…

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 8/30/2019

Earlier this week, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) introduced a student wellness and success page on its website. ODE created the page to provide information to school districts, community partners and parents about ODE-allocated funding to support student wellness and success.

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