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Recently, our colleague Patricia Moran contributed an article to Employment Matters, Mintz Levin’s Employment, Labor & Benefits blog, regarding “The Health and Welfare ‘Wrap’ Document: What It Is and Why You Want One”.
What is the responsibility of a public educational institution when it receives a public records request for material that it believes it must keep private under state and federal student records laws?

Preparing for a New World of Collective Action by Student-Athletes

November 17, 2015 | Blog | By Tyrone Thomas

With stunning speed, the balance of power between collegiate athletes and the institutions they play for has changed. Recent events at the University of Missouri may feel like a tectonic shift but the preceding tremors had been evident for some time. 
Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) voted 3-1 to reconsider its decision in Brown University, 342 NLRB 483 (2004) that graduate teaching and research assistants are not employees under the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”) and, therefore, not entitled to collective bargaining rights.

Ray Cotton Named to Best Lawyers in America 2016!

October 28, 2015 | Blog | By Meghan Burke

Our colleague Ray Cotton was recently recognized by Best Lawyers in America as one of the country's top peer-selected lawyers in Education Law.  Best Lawyers is considered the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.

Student-Athlete Pay Ruling: What does this mean for the NCAA?

October 7, 2015 | Blog | By Meghan Burke

Our colleague Tyrone Thomas was recently quoted in the Law360 article, Attorneys React to NCAA Student-Athlete Pay Ruling in connection with the Ninth Circuit Court's decision to strike down the NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes and the positive implications of the decision for the NCAA.  The article offers expert insight from various attorneys on the significance of the ruling.
On Tuesday, September 29th Mintz Levin's Education practice will host a panel on "VAWA Implementation and the Potential Impact of Proposed Massachusetts Bill S.650 on College and Universities".
Our colleague Tyrone Thomas recently posted in Employment Matters regarding the NRLB's decision to decline to assert jurisdiction in ruling on the petition of Northwestern University's scholarship football players to unionize.
Our colleague Michael Arnold recently posted an article to Employment Matters titled, "Unpaid Intern v. Employee Classification Analysis Must Look at Who is Primary Beneficiary of Relationship, Second Circuit Holds".
Mintz Levin's Cynthia Larose and Julia Siripurapu recently posted an article to Privacy & Security Matters that examines in-depth the newly signed House Bill 520.
Mintz Levin's Patricia Moran recently completed the final installment of "Student Employees and the Affordable Care Act", an insightful, four-part series discussing the ACA and issues relevant to the variety of student employee positions available at today's educational institutions.
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