How the New FLSA Overtime Rule Affects Educational Institutions

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees who work more than 40 hours per week must be paid overtime unless they fall under various exemptions. In May 2016, regulations issued by the Department of Labor  made certain changes to the white-collar exemption. Effective Dec. 1, 2016, schools may need to pay overtime to some employees who previously were exempt. However, other FLSA provisions will limit the impact on schools. Read this Insights blog to learn more.

Faculty-Student Consensual Relationship Policies

Consensual romantic relationships between undergraduate students and faculty can generate costly sexual harassment claims by students against colleges and universities, in addition to damaging the participants professionally and personally. Read more to learn how institutions can regulate these relationships.

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