School Law - FYI Newsletter

Effective July 1, 2016, Wisconsin’s Bone Marrow and Organ Donation Leave Act took effect, which provides qualifying employees with the right to take leave from work for the purposes of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor. Read More »
In May, the State Bar of Wisconsin published the 2016 edition of the Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law, which examines significant judicial and legislative developments of the past year in Wisconsin. Read More »
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (Department) announced that it will publish a final rule to update regulations (final regulations) under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read More »
A recent case from the Second Circuit involving individual liability for supervisors under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) reinforces the importance of thorough FMLA training for all supervisors. Read More »
School district officials often need to interact with county social service or human services departments (county department) to serve certain students within the school district. Read More »
WERC Recertification Decision Shows Every Person Counts Read More »
Legal Considerations Regarding Transgender Students Read More »
The 2015 biennial state budget adopted by 2015 Wisconsin Act 55 (Act 55) made several important changes to Wisconsin law that impact students with disabilities. Read More »