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The ADA Does Not Require School Districts To Seek Waivers To Accommodate Disabled Teachers Who Lack Valid Credentials

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals who are qualified to perform essential job functions. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered the issue of job qualifications in the case of a disabled teacher who failed to maintain her teaching credential.

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AB 1344: New Law Sets Limits On Local Agency Employment Contracts

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Committee Formed To Review Employee Health Benefits Not Subject To Open Meeting Provisions Of The Brown Act

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Three New Bills Support Employee Rights

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California Supreme Court Holds That County May Be Bound By Implied Contractual Terms Regarding Retiree Health Benefits

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UPS Ordered To Pay Over $96,000 For Terminating A Disabled Employee

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Side Letter Agreements Do Not Automatically Expire Upon Ratification Of A Subsequently Negotiated Contract

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GOVERNOR SIGNS INTO LAW TWO BILLS RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS

GOVERNOR SIGNS INTO LAW TWO BILLS RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS

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New Legislation Addresses Labor Issues Related To Public Works Projects

Two bills signed by Governor Brown directly affect labor issues on public works projects. Assembly Bill (AB) 587 renews existing law exempting volunteer labor from prevailing wage requirements. Senate Bill (SB) 922 authorizes public agencies to enter into project labor agreements to avoid delays and interruptions on construction projects.

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