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Confronting Harassment in the Church
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Confronting Harassment in the Church

Insights on how church leaders can confront harassment and foster the type of healthy culture that honors Christ.
IndianaIndiana

Former School Counselor’s Discrimination Claims Barred by Ministerial Exception Member access only

A woman fired because of her same-sex marriage could not pursue remedies against a Catholic school under federal and state laws, court holds.
HR Matters for Churches, with guest employment attorney Tiffany Releford, Esq.

HR Matters for Churches, with guest employment attorney Tiffany Releford, Esq.

Why legal issues related to employees deserve top consideration.     
OhioOhio

Court Allows Pastor’s Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuit to Proceed Member access only

What church leaders should note about this surprising decision by a federal court in Ohio.
The Top 10 Articles on Church Law & Tax in 2021

The Top 10 Articles on Church Law & Tax in 2021

HR topics of greatest interest; plus the 5 top viewed webinars.
How To Ensure a Smooth Succession, with Guest Bishop Ralph Dennis

How To Ensure a Smooth Succession, with Guest Bishop Ralph Dennis

A plan can make all the difference, so why are leaders hesitant to create one?
The Top 6 Church Management Conferences for 2022

The Top 6 Church Management Conferences for 2022

Whether virtual or in person, these events promise to keep church leaders updated.
FloridaFlorida

Ex-Employee’s Lawsuit Against Church Fails Under Church Autonomy Doctrine Member access only

Florida appeals court also rejects agency law claim based on the doctrine.
New JerseyNew Jersey

Unmarried Pregnant Employee Can Sue Religious School for Discrimination Member access only

Appeals court says “knowledge or mere observation” of woman’s pregnancy is not a “permissible basis” to fire her under state law.
A Glimpse into the Post-Covid Church

A Glimpse into the Post-Covid Church

How ministry will change with employment, property, operations and more.
Church Employment Issues That Lead to Litigation
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Church Employment Issues That Lead to Litigation

Notable court decisions about common employment disputes.
MarylandMaryland

Employee Can Sue Church-Affiliated Organization for Disability Discrimination Member access only

Case demonstrates how churches may be subject to federal or state laws banning discrimination based on disability.

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