New Illinois Employment-Related Laws Affecting Educational Employers; Department Of Labor Opinion Letter States Attendance at IEP Meetings is a FMLA Qualifying Event

NEW ILLINOIS EMPLOYMENT-RELATED LAWS AFFECTING EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYERS Unsatisfactory Teacher Ratings Subject to an Appeals Procedure On August 27, 2019, the Governor signed SB 1213 (Public Act 101-0591) creating an appeals process for teachers who receive unsatisfactory summative ratings.  Public Act 101-0591 requires that school districts and special education cooperatives must develop and implement an appeals … Read more…

New Illinois Laws Establish Additional Requirements for School Districts and Special Education Cooperatives

As you are likely aware, Governor Pritzker has recently signed several pieces of legislation that will have an immediate impact on school districts and special education cooperatives throughout Illinois. The following are summaries of three of the significant new laws that are now in effect, as well as our recommended compliance activities.  This will be … Read more…