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March 24-31, 2020
For the last three meetings of the members of our marching band booster association, we have not had a quorum.  Attendance has never been great, but as we get farther from marching season, attendance continues to decrease.  Our bylaws say we need at least 10 members to constitute a quorum, but at the last meeting we only had seven. Now that the coronavirus is here and our state prohibits large gatherings, I am probably going to have to cancel April, May, and June's meetings.  What should we do? Answer

Employment Law

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March 2, 2020

A terminated YMCA executive may proceed with claims of discrimination under the Aged...Read more

Adjuncts at Catholic university not covered by NLRA

The federal Court of Appeals for the District...

Can Volunteer Protection Act protect from state wage claim?

How does the federal Volunteer Protection Act...

Employee denied workers’ comp for injury at “Fun Day”

A woman working as a cook for a nonprofit...

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Lead Stories

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March 6, 2020

While national attention has been paid to the urgency of getting more women on for-profit...

Lessons from Litigation

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March 2, 2020

The Montana state Supreme Court has reversed a jury verdict of $4 million in compensatory...Read more

Accepting Board-approved salary is not breach of fiduciary duty

A nonprofit CEO who accepted a substantial...

Must insurance cover 137 yard hole-in-one?

Old White Charities, which operates the...

Residuary beneficiary of trust may sue for losses

A private family foundation has been allowed...

Tax Matters

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March 10, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service has won another battle against deductions for conservation...Read more

Court refuses to consider nonbelievers’ challenge to church exemption

A federal District Court in the District of...

Donor Advised Funds continue to grow

The total number of donor advised funds and...

Friends of Library bookstore denied exemption from real estate tax

A “friends of the library” in Oregon is a...

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