This webinar will debunk 10 popular myths related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It will cover topics including new regulations, overtime pay requirements, and qualifications for exempt versus nonexempt status. The webinar aims to clarify questions surrounding FLSA and help board members and administrators better serve school system employees.
Presenter: Kathy Boyd, Senior Staff Attorney
During this webinar the presenter will discuss the 2014 U.S. Supreme Court and 2017 Fourth Circuit cases that address some of the legal issues related to the practice of opening school board meetings with prayer. Although these cases do not provide a definitive answer to every related legal question, this webinar will discuss the clear holding of each case so that school board members and administrators will be well-informed about the current status of the law.
Presenter: Janine Murphy, Assistant Legal Counsel
This session is designed to fulfill the legal requirement that all school board members receive two hours of ethics education within 12 months of being elected or re-elected or appointed or reappointed to office. The session will cover the laws and principles that govern conflicts of interest and ethical standards of conduct for board members in North Carolina. Ms. Schafer will include practical scenarios to illustrate how the law applies to the duties and responsibilities of North Carolina school board members.
Presenter: Allison Schafer, Director of Policy/Legal Counsel, NCSBA
Refresh your memory or learn anew about the law surrounding the conduct of school boards meetings. Topics will include the Open Meetings Law, public comment requirements, common parliamentary procedure issues, and other legal matters that can trip you up if you aren’t careful. Get your questions answered, and learn things that may surprise you!
Presenter: Allison Schafer, Legal Counsel/Director of Policy