Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore would like to congratulate Daniel C. Cassidy on celebrating fifty years of practicing law.  Dan, a founding partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, is among the most experienced and accomplished practitioners in the fields of public sector labor relations, negotiations and employment law.

Mar 27, 2020 Special Bulletins

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act Enacted into Law

On March 27, President Trump signed into law HR 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, which provides for $2 trillion in relief assistance to businesses, non-profits, state and local governments, public agencies and special districts, public elementary and secondary schools, institutions of higher education, and individuals.

Mar 27, 2020 Education Matters

U.S. Department Of Education Releases Additional Resources For Elementary And Secondary Schools And Higher Education Institutions Regarding Students With Disabilities, Student Privacy, And Federal Student Aid During COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Department of Education released additional resources to help public education institutions across the nation navigate changes during the national COVID-19 outbreak and response.

Mar 27, 2020 Education Matters

U.S. Department Of Education Offers States Waivers From Standardized Testing During COVID-19 Response

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that states affected by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can request a waiver from the Department for relief from federally mandated testing requirements for this school year.

Mar 27, 2020 Education Matters

U.S. Department Of Education Announces Initiative To Combat Sexual Assault In K-12 Public Schools

The U.S. Department of Education announced a new Title IX enforcement initiative to combat the rise of reported sexual assault in K-12 public schools. The Department’s Office for Civil Rights enforces Title IX, which prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. Title IX’s prohibition of discrimination includes sexual harassment and assault, which interferes with students’ rights to receive an education free from discrimination based on sex.

Mar 27, 2020 Education Matters

The Reason A Petitioner Submits To Justify Granting Relief From The Government Code’s Claim Presentation Requirement Must Be The Same As The Reason Advanced In The Underlying Application To The Agency

During high school football team tryouts, a minor student collapsed due to extreme exhaustion and dehydration after the coach denied him water. The student suffered permanent injuries as a result. The student’s mother filed a lawsuit on behalf of her son three months later for gross negligence and negligent misrepresentation against the District, its superintendent, the school principal, and the football coach.

Mar 27, 2020 Education Matters

Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Rules Employers Cannot Consider Prior Pay In Determining Employee’s Pay

Aileen Rizo worked as a math consultant with the Fresno County Office of Education. She sued the County Office of Education under the Equal Pay Act after discovering the County Office of Education paid her male colleagues more for the same work.