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The court acknowledged this was a close case, but considering the entire context, the show was able to pass constitutional muster.
City of Chicago, WL N. In the summer ofshe informed her supervisor that she was pregnant, and she was immediately forced to go on leave for the rest of her pregnancy. She returned to work two months after giving birth and requested accommodations so that she could pump and express breastmilk at work.
The City did not consistently allow Ms. Spriesch to take breaks to pump, nor did it provide her with regular access to a private, non-bathroom space in which she could pump and express breastmilk. Upon returning from leave, Ms. The City filed a motion to dismiss Ms. Most significantly, with regard to her INMWA claim, the court recognized that the law implies a private right of action, even though it does not expressly provide for one, so the City could potentially be liable to Ms.
The City also claimed that Ms. The court also allowed Ms. Spriesch to proceed on her IHRA discrimination claim for acts that occurred after date the IHRA was amended January 1, to require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for medical and other common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.
This case emphasizes how important it is for school districts, as employers, to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant and nursing employees. Otherwise, a district may face liability under a number of federal and state laws. Copyright and Works for Hire Shanton v.
Charles Community Unit School Districtand her husband, developed a basic computer program that could track certain student information, such as student attendance, based on reading barcodes. Inthe District became aware of the program and asked Ms. Shanton if she would regularly update the program for use in the District. Shanton agreed to do so, albeit informally, and she rewrote and updated the program every year for the District through Inthe District informed her that it no longer wanted an updated program because it was going to use a new commercial program.
Shanton, upon viewing the commercial program, believed it was a reversed engineered version of the derivative program she created in She sued the District for copyright infringement, claiming she owned the derivatives of the original program. The District sought to have Ms.
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The court considered a number of factors to determine if the works belonged to Ms. Shanton or the District: The court sided with the District and dismissed the infringement claim, finding that although Ms. Whether a particular work qualifies as a work for hire is entirely dependent on the particular facts of a situation. Albany Unified School District, et al. The school district had the right to not only discipline student C. In NovemberPlaintiff C. In MarchAHS students and school personnel discovered the account and its contents.
The account contained posts, many of which targeted AHS students and school personnel with racist and derogatory content, including a picture of an African-American AHS student and an African-American AHS basketball coach with nooses drawn around their necks.
The district expelled C. In addition, even though C. Next, the Court found that because the speech substantially disrupted school and invaded the rights of others, the district appropriately disciplined C. Notably, the Court did not uphold the discipline of four other students, who had neither approved of nor adopted any content targeting specific individuals within the school. Frakes was placed on a remediation plan, but before it went into effect she requested and was placed on medical leave due to serious health conditions.
The district court granted summary judgement for the District, finding Frakes did not provide evidence that she engaged in protected activity under Section On appeal, in its first time addressing an interference claim under Sectionthe Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed.
The School District denied this request on the basis that the human aide assigned to E. After OCR found in favor of E. Parents opted to enroll E. The Sixth Circuit affirmed.
The Court stated that courts must look at the substance of a claim to determine if a plaintiff is seeking relief for the denial of FAPE. The Court provided two questions to help determine whether the substance of the claim is denial of FAPE.
If the answer to both questions is no, however, it is likely that the complaint does concern FAPE. The Court also suggested another clue that the case is about a denial of FAPE can be ascertained by looking at the history of the proceedings. The District Court and Tenth Circuit affirmed this decision. A student and her parents sued the district for injuries allegedly sustained as a result of school bullying.
Plaintiffs claimed the district breached a contract with the student by failing to enforce its anti-bullying policies as stated in the school handbook and athletic handbook. With regard to the willful and wanton conduct claim, the circuit court dismissed this claim on tort immunity grounds.
The appellate court agreed, finding that Section of the Tort Immunity Act shielded the district from liability because how the district implemented and applied its anti-bullying policies were discretionary acts, not ministerial tasks, as the policies did not mandate a specific response to every set of circumstances.
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