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  • AB 215 – New Laws and Procedures regarding Dismissal of Permanent School Employees |
    additional circumstance egregious misconduct Egregious misconduct is conduct amounting to certain sex and drug offenses in addition to criminal abuse or neglect of a child Dismissal Proceeding Structure and Timeline Changes The Bill also creates a division between regular dismissal proceedings and those supported by egregious misconduct Regular dismissal proceedings are those based on any employee behavior other than egregious misconduct or if the dismissal is based on any other charges in addition to egregious misconduct Regular dismissal proceedings require that a dismissal hearing be held within six months of an employee s request for hearing Previously the hearing had to be held within 60 days However dismissal charges based solely on an employee s egregious misconduct are expedited The Bill requires that egregious misconduct hearings be held within 60 days of the employee s request for a hearing and also requires that the Office of Administrative Hearings prioritize these hearings over any other type of dismissal proceedings The Bill also restricts the parties ability to obtain a continuance for proceedings based solely on allegations of egregious misconduct This post is not meant to be an exhaustive summary of the changes made by Assembly Bill 215 If you or your district have questions about the Bill s changes please do not hesitate to contact our office Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of

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  • AB 2053 – Public Employers Must Provide Training on the Prevention of “Abusive Conduct” |
    E mail Print PDF AB 2053 Public Employers Must Provide Training on the Prevention of Abusive Conduct Friday January 23 2015 kblegal Prior to the enactment of Assembly Bill 2053 public employers were required to provide a two hour training only on the prevention of sexual harassment Assembly Bill 2053 effective January 1 2015 requires that this two hour session must also include a segment on the prevention of abusive conduct Government Code section 12950 1 defines abusive conduct as behavior with malice that a reasonable person would find hostile offensive and unrelated to an employer s legitimate business interests The statute does not define a set amount of time that must be spent addressing abusive conduct Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan California Family Rights Act CFRA and Family Medical Leave Act FMLA AB 420 Willful Defiance AB 1442 School Districts Gathering of Social Media Restrained Notice Required Districts Must Annually Train Employees to Comply With Child

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  • SB 1266 – Schools Must Carry EpiPens and Provide Training |
    2015 Education Code section 49414 has been amended to require that all school districts county offices of education and charter schools stock epinephrine auto injectors commonly referred to as EpiPens for emergency use by school nurses or in some cases trained volunteers The amendment comes as the result of Senate Bill 1266 which was signed by Governor Jerry Brown earlier last year Section 49414 also requires that all public schools seek volunteers to be trained and provide said training regarding the use of epinephrine auto injectors symptoms of anaphylactic shock and emergency contact procedures This is not an exhaustive list of all of the requirements added to Education Code section 49414 If you have any questions about Section 49414 or any legal issue affecting your school district or county office of education please contact Kingsley Bogard LLP Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan California Family Rights Act CFRA and Family Medical Leave Act FMLA AB 420 Willful Defiance

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  • SB 1266 – Schools Must Carry EpiPens and Provide Training |
    2015 Education Code section 49414 has been amended to require that all school districts county offices of education and charter schools stock epinephrine auto injectors commonly referred to as EpiPens for emergency use by school nurses or in some cases trained volunteers The amendment comes as the result of Senate Bill 1266 which was signed by Governor Jerry Brown earlier last year Section 49414 also requires that all public schools seek volunteers to be trained and provide said training regarding the use of epinephrine auto injectors symptoms of anaphylactic shock and emergency contact procedures This is not an exhaustive list of all of the requirements added to Education Code section 49414 If you have any questions about Section 49414 or any legal issue affecting your school district or county office of education please contact Kingsley Bogard LLP Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan California Family Rights Act CFRA and Family Medical Leave Act FMLA AB 420 Willful Defiance

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  • Blog | Kingsley Bogard | Attorneys | Folsom, CA - Part 5
    effects As a result the district was required to Read More E mail Print PDF AB 2127 Concussions and Head Injuries Full Contact Football Practices Tuesday July 22 2014 AB 2127 was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on July 21 2014 AB 2127 amends Section 49475 of the Education Code and adds Section 35179 5 to the Education Code The new legislation which will go into effect on January 1 2015 establishes more stringent safety standards for athletic programs related to concussions and Read More E mail Print PDF California Supreme Court to Review Court of Appeal s Decision Exempting Private Electronic Communications from Disclosure Under California Public Records Act Wednesday July 2 2014 The California Public Records Act PRA was passed to ensure public access to vital information about the government s conduct of its business Pursuant to the PRA members of the general public including media can inspect or obtain copies of public records A public record for purposes of the PRA includes a writing that relates to Read More Posts navigation Older posts Newer posts More Articles Proposed Legislation Regarding Classified Employee Layoffs California Voting Rights Act Are Categorically Funded Certificated Hires Temporary Employees One to One Credential Match May be Required for Certificated Categorical Back Fill Temporary Employees Federal Law Broadens Accommodations for Lactating Employees Governor Vetoes Legislation Which Would Have Required Reimbursement for Impermissible Student Fees AB 165 Non Medical School Employees May Administer Antiseizure Medication SB 931 EERA Legal Advisor Prohibition Governor Indicates Layoffs are Still Okay After AB 114 State Budget Acts of 2011 and AB 114 Annual Parent Notices Are You in Compliance Classified Employees in Non Merit System Districts Who are Laid Off Must Serve a Probationary Period if They are Re Employed by the District in a Different

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  • Governor’s Staff Meets with Stakeholders to Discuss Cap on Reserves |
    1463 was part of a deal that Governor Brown reached with CTA to obtain support for Proposition 2 Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1 which is on the November 4 2014 Statewide General Election ballot Since the passage of AB 1463 in June several educational support organizations have stated their opposition to Proposition 2 mainly due to its connection to the reserve cap language in AB 1463 The Governor has taken notice of the opposition to Proposition 2 The Governor s Policy Director Dana Williamson the Director of the Department of Finance Michael Cohen and the Governor s Education Advisor Karen Stapf Walters met with several education stakeholders to discuss the reserve cap During the meeting Ms Williamson apologized for not including educational management stakeholders in discussions of the reserve cap language in June She also stated that the Governor is open to discussion with the parties to resolve the issue when the legislative session is over Ms Williamson and Mr Cohen indicated that they will likely reference the reserve cap issue in their January Budget to highlight the need to resolve the problem This will only be necessary if Proposition 2 passes in November since the reserve cap will not become operative and will be repealed as of January 1 2015 if Proposition 2 does not pass Kingsley Bogard will continue to update you on the status of this issue Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization

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  • Governor’s Staff Meets with Stakeholders to Discuss Cap on Reserves |
    1463 was part of a deal that Governor Brown reached with CTA to obtain support for Proposition 2 Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1 which is on the November 4 2014 Statewide General Election ballot Since the passage of AB 1463 in June several educational support organizations have stated their opposition to Proposition 2 mainly due to its connection to the reserve cap language in AB 1463 The Governor has taken notice of the opposition to Proposition 2 The Governor s Policy Director Dana Williamson the Director of the Department of Finance Michael Cohen and the Governor s Education Advisor Karen Stapf Walters met with several education stakeholders to discuss the reserve cap During the meeting Ms Williamson apologized for not including educational management stakeholders in discussions of the reserve cap language in June She also stated that the Governor is open to discussion with the parties to resolve the issue when the legislative session is over Ms Williamson and Mr Cohen indicated that they will likely reference the reserve cap issue in their January Budget to highlight the need to resolve the problem This will only be necessary if Proposition 2 passes in November since the reserve cap will not become operative and will be repealed as of January 1 2015 if Proposition 2 does not pass Kingsley Bogard will continue to update you on the status of this issue Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization

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  • PERB Orders Extensive Back Pay Remedy for Failure to Bargain Effects of Classified Layoff |
    required to bargain over effects of the layoff decision Based on the factual recitation set forth in the decision the district clearly erred in how it handled the demand to bargain It failed to come to the table even when CSEA provided a detailed proposal on the matter PERB s remedy for the district s failure was however unusually punitive In addition to requiring the district to go to the table and complete negotiations over effects of the layoff PERB imposed a back pay remedy and a front pay remedy While not clear it appears the back pay remedy runs from the date the district approved the layoffs in May 2010 through the end of the bargaining process whenever it is completed This represents a significant sum of money This case points out the need for employers to acknowledge demands to bargain effects The consequences for failing to do so can be severe Such demands have become increasingly common as PERB continues to issue decisions which increase employer obligations regarding effects bargaining Kingsley Bogard LLP has developed strategies for addressing demands for effects bargaining that can assist school districts in avoiding outcomes like this Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney

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