Monthly publication addressing recent legal developments in school law.
Wisconsin law requires school boards to contract in writing with certain administrators and provides specific statutory procedures for the renewal or nonrenewal of these contracts. The renewal or nonrenewal of contracts must be accomplished by certain statutory deadlines; if not, the contracts automatically renew.
On August 30, 2023, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed increasing the salary level for the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These proposed changes may have a significant impact on all employers, including school districts, and therefore, employers should be prepared for any such changes, if these proposed changes become final.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will implement changes beginning on August 1, 2023, introducing a new Form I-9 and allowing remote document verification for E-Verify users.