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June 25-July 2, 2019
As chair of the board of a nonprofit with 8 employees, I was recently made aware of ongoing abuse by our CEO.  A Human Resources consultant conducted an inquiry with all employees, but they were so fearful of retaliation they would not allow their names to be used.  This reduced the impact of the report to a point where we had nothing for which we could let the CEO go without huge sums of money as a payout.  Our CEO has denied everything, of course, but suppression of employee initiative continues and the organization continues to lose relevancy and funding. Without change we will have to... read more

Employment Law


Despite his vow of poverty and commitment to provide all of his property to his religious order...Read more

No age discrimination against worker about to retire

The Court of Appeals of Minnesota has...

Equal treatment not defense against whistleblower claim

An employee’s claim under a state...

“Ministerial exception” does not stop ADA claim

The “ministerial exception” that protects...

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Lead Stories

June 11, 2019

A federal District Court in Massachusetts has dismissed a putative class action brought against...

Director Retains Standing to Sue Even After Removal from Board

A California appellate court has reversed a...

Motion to Take Down Flag Fails to Obtain Votes to Pass

A bylaw “addendum” of the Chinese...

Lessons from Litigation


When a foundation was administratively dissolved shortly before the death of a donor, it was...Read more

Federal court dismisses UPMIFA case

A federal District Court in Minnesota has...

Unincorporated association needs attorney to sue

An unincorporated nonprofit association in...

Nonprofit can be liable for harassment of patient

A nonprofit healthcare organization can be...

Tax Matters

June 25, 2019

A self-proclaimed religious evangelist may not claim a charitable contribution deduction for a...Read more

Appeals Court affirms denial of $33 million gift deduction

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of...

IRS recognizes Internet as means of communication

The IRS has recognized the Internet as a...

Estate tax deduction may be reduced by subsequent events

An estate tax deduction for the value of...

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