December 19, 2016
ACE and 12 other associations filed this brief with Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board in the matter of The George Washington University and the Service Employees International Union Local 500, involving the issue of whether college and university resident advisors can be considered "employees," eligible to unionize under the National Labor Relations Act.
November 28, 2016
A federal district judge in Texas last week at least temporarily blocked the Department of Labor’s overtime rule set to go into effect Dec. 1, a decision that could have a substantial impact on colleges and universities.
March 7, 2017
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new executive order which revokes the controversial Jan. 27, 2017, executive order that temporarily banned visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries. This issue brief gives an overview of the key points of interest to higher education institutions in the new order.
October 5, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied requests by both parties to review last year’s federal appeals court decision in O’Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving federal antitrust laws and restrictions on the compensation of intercollegiate athletes.
August 23, 2016
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled 3-1 that students who work as teaching or research assistants at private colleges and universities are employees and eligible to be unionized.
December 2, 2016
This ACE Issue Brief addresses concerns such as the data Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applicants submitted in their applications; sanctuary campuses; institutional pledges of non-cooperation; and complying with requests by federal officials for records identifying undocumented students or other community members.
June 24, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 issued its long-awaited decision in the second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), voting 4-3 to uphold UT’s diversity in admissions policy.
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