Legal Updates

Legal Update Memo No. 08-2019 – Everything You Never Wanted to Know About CBD (CCD)

Our office has gotten a number of questions lately about cannabidiol (CBD) and products containing CBD. This Legal Update is intended to provide a general overview of the legal landscape. Specific questions should be directed to legal counsel.

Legal Update Memo No. 13-2019 – Everything You Never Wanted to Know About CBD (K-12)

Our office has gotten a number of questions lately about cannabidiol (CBD) and products containing CBD. This Legal Update is intended to provide a general overview of the legal landscape. Specific questions should be directed to legal counsel.

Legal Update Memo No. 07-2019 – 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. 12-2019 – 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. 06-2019 – California Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling About Pension Benefits (CCD)

In March, the California Supreme Court decided the long-awaited Cal Fire Local 2881 v. California Public Employees’ Retirement System, which upheld the 2013 Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act’s (“PEPRA”) elimination of the “air time” benefit, but preserved the so-called “California Rule.” Both aspects of the Court’s holding are significant for identifying some parameters around which public employee pension benefits may be altered after hire.

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