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Sexual Harassment Claim by a Minister Dismissed for Lack of Proof Member access only

But federal court also says “ministerial exception” was not an available defense to hostile environment allegation.
The Top 10 Articles on Church Law & Tax in 2020

The Top 10 Articles on Church Law & Tax in 2020

Here’s what interested church leaders the most this past year.
How to Prevent Sexual Harassment in Your Church
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How to Prevent Sexual Harassment in Your Church

New research confirms it does happen in ministry and the trend isn't changing.
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.
Reopening Your Church during the Pandemic—A Discussion of Church Management Issues
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Reopening Your Church during the Pandemic—A Discussion of Church Management Issues Member access only

10 questions that church leaders face right now when it comes to reopening their buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.

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