Membership invoices sent: HR Services has sent membership invoices for 2015–16 to our program contacts. Be sure you renew your membership to retain access to critical resources including the HR Library, DataCentral, the Model Employee Handbook. 8/27/15
New handgun posters available: Legislative action required us to revise our existing poster and create a new one. Both are available in the TASB Store. Additional details are available through TASB Legal Services Texas School Law eSource (see “Firearms on School District Property”). 8/24/15
Superintendent Salary Survey due: Superintendent questionnaires are due Aug. 28. Superintendents and HRS district contacts are invited to complete the questionnaire. The District Personnel Salary Survey opens in early September. 8/20/15
Texas Education HR Day approaches: Gov. Greg Abbott has declared Oct. 14, 2015, a day to celebrate the work of school district HR professionals. See the proclamation, board resolution, and certificate. 7/30/15
How same-sex marriage law affects district employment practices
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled same-sex marriage constitutional. The changes that will affect schools are mostly confined to processes and procedures. We’ve outlined the key things that district HR administrators need to know.
Proposed FLSA rule changes and the impact on schools
Proposed rules regarding FLSA exemptions could impact school districts in the near future. We’ve taken a look at the rules and offered our first take on the important changes.
HR departments, by any name, drive district (and student) success
A new survey of school HR professionals shows that most HR leaders come up through the education ranks. However, other HR staff do not. This diversity is a potential strength for districts and the students they serve.
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