Posted by Van D. Keating on 9/11/2020

On Aug. 27, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)  released additional questions and answers

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 5/14/2020

At a recent telephone meeting with Ohio school district treasurers, Auditor of State (AOS) Keith Faber took questions about school district finances and audits as affected by the COVID-19 school building closures. AOS Faber answered a wide range of questions and provided valuable insight for school board members and district treasurers.

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 7/5/2019

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (DOL) issued an opinion letter that addressed the Family and Medical Leave…

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Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 4/26/2019

On April 16, the Ohio Attorney General (AG) released 2019 Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. 2019-014

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 3/27/2019

On April 12, OSBA’s Division of Legal Services will host its annual spring Diversity and Inclusion Workshop from 9a.m.-3p.m. at OSBA’s office in Columbus. This year’s spring workshop will include practical recommendations on a number of important and timely topics.

Posted by Sara C. Clark on 12/7/2018

Did you know that OSBA’s division of legal services provides many resources to school board members in the area of employment law?

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 11/15/2018

On Tuesday, the Ohio Ethics Commission announced that it has made more than 400 informal advisory opinions, issued between 1988 and 2013, available on its web site. 

The Commission issues three kinds of advisory opinions: 

  • Formal…
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Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 10/19/2018

While you are planning your visit to the 2018 OSBA Capital Conference, make sure to take advantage of the OSBA Conference App. It’s available for use on…

Posted by Van D. Keating on 7/27/2018

As a reminder to school districts, Ohio law requires SERS to impose reporting and payment penalties on employers that do not meet relevant due dates. Although SERS may extend a due date for "…