Employment

Hiring, termination, compensation and benefit law, discrimination, privacy, minimum wage, overtime, payday laws, workers’ compensation, worker classification

Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Cut Our Budget as We Weather the Effects of the Pandemic?

Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Cut Our Budget as We Weather the Effects of the Pandemic? Member access only

Real financial change takes place when you conduct a mission-based impact assessment.
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Christian College Not Liable for Sexual Misconduct of Former Student Hired by a Church Member access only

Churches should be aware that states are divided on liability based on recommendations related to hiring.
Supreme Court Reaffirms and Expands Ministerial Exception

Supreme Court Reaffirms and Expands Ministerial Exception Member access only

What the ruling means for churches and religious organizations.
How Thorough Is Our Background Screening Program?

How Thorough Is Our Background Screening Program?

Proper screening costs very little but increases safety a great deal.
Can Churches Dismiss an Employee Without Cause?

Can Churches Dismiss an Employee Without Cause? Member access only

Understanding the limitations of "employment at will."
Do We Follow Sound Employment Practices?

Do We Follow Sound Employment Practices?

A 12-question checklist to find out.
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Teachers at a Religious Preschool Not Considered Ministers Member access only

California Appeals Court says the four-factor test for ministerial status in Hosanna-Tabor was not satisfied.
What the CARES Act Means for Churches and Church Staff

What the CARES Act Means for Churches and Church Staff Member access only

How to navigate the government’s $2.2 trillion stimulus plan responding to COVID-19’s economic fallout.
An Overview of the CARES Act for Churches

An Overview of the CARES Act for Churches

Key highlights from the government’s $2.2 trillion stimulus plan responding to COVID-19.
Are Church Employees Eligible for Unemployment Benefits?

Are Church Employees Eligible for Unemployment Benefits?

Sorting through a complex area of law as churches weigh difficult financial decisions.
How New FMLA Changes Will Affect Churches During the Coronavirus Outbreak

How New FMLA Changes Will Affect Churches During the Coronavirus Outbreak

These temporary provisions affect church leaders throughout 2020.

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