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Hansberger & Klein Newsletter – May 2016 Edition

The Obama Administration spearheaded an effort that led to a new Labor Department rule that is expected to impact overtime pay for approximately 4.2 million salaried workers. Many of our readers may be under the impression that any employee is salaried is exempt from overtime pay, but that is not the case.
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Hansberger & Klein, PLC Newsletter – Morgan Hill Court Order Update

In a previous newsletter, we made you aware that, pursuant to a recent court order in the case of Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association v. California Department of Education (case # 2:11-cv-03471-KJM-AC), you and your school’s families had a right to object to the release of confidential student data by […]
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Hansberger & Klein Newsletter – February 2016 Edition

On October 5, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 359, the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015 (the “Act”). Addressing the belief that student achievement in mathematics is important to prepare pupils for college and their future careers, especially those careers in STEM-related fields, the Act specifically addresses the fact that many students, […]
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Hansberger & Klein Newsletter – January 2016 Edition

Pending Attorney General Opinion No. 11-201 (assigned to Deputy Attorney General Manuel M. Medeiros) is currently under review by the California Attorney General. The specific question under review is: “Is a California charter school and its board of directors subject to: a) the Ralph M. Brown Act; or b) the California Public Records Act; or […]
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A California Court of Appeal has held that written communications (including e-mail and text messages) sent or received by public officials and employees on their private electronic devices, and using their private accounts were not “public records” within the meaning of the California Public Records Act and therefore not subject to disclosure.
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