Transgender employee transition guidance for employers

While most of the conversations in schools about gender transition has been focused on students, schools need to be aware that transgender employees may be involved in gender transition as well.  Federal laws against sex and disability discrimination make it illegal to fire, refuse to hire, harass, or otherwise discriminate against transgender employees 

Auditor of State encourages board approval of employee pay decisions during pandemic

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.

New employee salary exemption rules announced

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”).

vkeating@ohios… Fri, 09/27/2019 - 11:20
DOL concludes that employers cannot delay FMLA designation

Earlier this year, the U.S.

jhardin@ohiosc… Fri, 07/05/2019 - 15:57
Ohio Attorney General issues sick leave donation opinion

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

mgreulich@ohio… Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:35
Board member resources on school employment laws

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

sclark@ohiosch… Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:21