Legal Updates

Legal Update Memo No. 04-2018 – July Notice of Temporary Faculty Employment (CCD)

This is a reminder that districts are required to provide temporary faculty members written notice indicating the temporary nature of their employment, the salary, and length of time for which the employee is being hired. This notice must be given at the time of initial employment and thereafter in the month of July each school year. Temporary faculty members must be given written notice of their classification when hired and before starting work.

Legal Update Memo No. 12-2018 – July Notice of Temporary Employment (K-12)

This is a reminder that districts are required to provide each temporary certificated employee written notice indicating the temporary nature of his or her employment, the salary, and length of time for which he or she is hired. This notice must be given at the time of initial employment and thereafter in the month of July each school year. A temporary certificated employee must be given written notice of his or her classification before starting work.

Legal Update Memo No. 03-2018 – Preparation for Janus v. AFSCME Decision (CCD)

As you are likely aware, the United States Supreme Court will issue a decision in the union agency fees case Janus v. AFSCME by the end of June 2018. You may have received letters from employee organizations regarding the case that request your cooperation should the Court hold that “agency shop” fees are unconstitutional. This legal update seeks to clarify the implications of the Janus case, and provide some guidance regarding how Districts should prepare for the upcoming decision.

Legal Update Memo No. 11-2018 – Preparation for Janus v. AFSCME Decision (K-12)

As you are likely aware, the United States Supreme Court will issue a decision in the union agency fees case Janus v. AFSCME by the end of June 2018. You may have received letters from employee organizations regarding the case that request your cooperation should the Court hold that “agency shop” fees are unconstitutional. This legal update seeks to clarify the implications of the Janus case, and provide some guidance regarding how Districts should prepare for the upcoming decision.

Legal Update Memo No. 10-2018 – 2018-2019 Annual Notice to Parents (K-12)

Consistent with Education Code section 48980 and other state and federal laws which require districts to annually notify students, parents, and guardians of their legal rights and responsibilities, attached is a form Annual Notice to Parents appropriate for use in the 2018-2019 school year.

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