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May 19-26, 2020
I work for a private family foundation where the husband and wife who formed the foundation have divorced. The wife has resigned from the board, even though she is a "lifetime director."  Does this need to be addressed in a different capacity?  Who should be made aware of it?  And can she really "resign” from a lifetime position? Answer

Employment Law


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


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

Lessons from Litigation


A trustee found liable for breach of fiduciary duty and ordered to pay $1.6 million in attorney...Read more

Montana Court says Jehovah’s Witnesses need not report child abuse

The Montana state Supreme Court has reversed...

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...

Tax Matters


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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