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Health Care Reform Employer Mandate: Impact on For-Profit Schools’ Adjunct Faculty

By Tracy D. Leeth, J.D., CEBS, Benefits Compliance Consultant, Cobbs Allen
Beginning in 2015, “applicable large employers” (with 50+ employees, counting part-timers on a prorated basis) must offer certain health coverage or be subject to a potential penalty under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Evolving Issues in Employment Law: A Look Ahead to 2015

By, Ben DeGweck, Esq., Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Education Corporation of America and Carole Miller, Esq. Patrick Mulligan, Esq. Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
As private sector schools continue to face heightened legal and regulatory scrutiny in 2015, management and campus leadership must be aware of the potential liabilities inherent in the employer/employee relationship. In the New Year we expect to see significant changes to employment laws and regulations, and unprepared employers could face legal actions, employee conflicts, or hefty fines.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

Staying Current With Title IX and Clery Act Requirements

By Katherine Brodie, Counsel, Ritzert & Leyton, PC
Sexual violence and its impact on students attending institutions of higher education has been a renewed focus of the Department of Education’s (ED’s) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) since the start of the Obama Administration in 2009 and the topic has received extensive coverage and debate in the media.

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