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In an opinion of great legal significance to all employers, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently overturned a jury verdict that awarded $366 million dollars to a Houston-based FedEx employee who sued FedEx for race discrimination and retaliation.
The post Got Malice? Think Again—Fifth Circuit Slashes Damages Award in Race Bias Verdict appeared first on Educated Employer.
In our inaugural webinar of the T&H TacTIXs series, Jackie Gharapour Wernz, Holly McIntush, and Rebecca Bailey deliver essential updates
Thompson & Horton is offering a complimentary webinar series for 2024: “T&H TacTIXs: 2024 Title IX Webinar Series.” Join our Title IX team on the last Wednesday of each month for an essential update on critical Title IX tactics your school, college, or university needs to know to get—and stay—compliant in 2024.
Our first webinar, on January 31, 2024, will be called “A Cruel Summer of Title IX Is Coming: Are You Ready For It?” Register now even if you cannot attend the first webinar because spots are limited! Registration for the series will get you access to all of the monthly webinars for the year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get the T&H checklist for what you need to do this Spring to prepare for an implementation summer in 2024.
Read more here!
The post Thompson & Horton Announces 2024 Title IX Webinar Series: “T&H TacTIXs” appeared first on Title IX Tips.
Some of the most important and confusing questions we receive from K-12 school administrators regarding Title IX involve two other important Federal laws, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Those laws require public school districts to provide a free, appropriate public education to students with disabilities and include a myriad of rules that must be followed when educating such students. When can a student with disabilities be involved in a Title IX case? When can they be removed from school through Title IX processes? What steps must be followed to impose discipline on a student with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Section 504 Plan? Read more for the answers to those questions, and more, to turn the mix between Title IX and the IDEA from OMG to NBD (no big deal)!
Remember those Title IX regulations that were supposed to come out in May/June 2023…. and then in October 2023? Well, recent updates to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) website regarding the Title IX sex-based discrimination (including harassment) rule and the Title IX rule on gender identity and athletics project a final rule publication date of March 2023. Is that a realistic deadline, and what should your educational institution be doing now to prepare?
The post The Final Title IX Regs Will Be Out In March! Or Will They? appeared first on Title IX Tips.