Month

July 2019
Q:       Our district schedules its police officers’ shifts to include an unpaid 30-minute lunch break. One of our officers heard that police are considered “on-duty” whenever they are in uniform and requested that we compensate her during her break. Do we have to pay our officers during their lunch breaks? A:        Most likely no, provided...
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Q:       We have recently learned that a disgruntled former employee has made a new social media page to disparage the District. His posts have included several calls to action for change in the District and a few nasty posts about particular board members. The profile picture he used is a picture of the district...
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Q:        I know there were a lot of bills passed this legislative session that will impact districts. Are there any changes relating to SBEC reporting requirements?  A:        Yes! Senate Bill 1476 was signed into law on June 14, 2019 and went into effect immediately. SB 1476 amended Section 21.006 of the Texas Education Code relating...
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