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Today more than ever, educational providers face challenges and threats on issues encompassing freedom of speech and expression; health, safety and security; curriculum; transportation; and the impact of extracurricular activities and athletics. These volatile issues, in addition to the more traditional and ever-present challenges in the areas of civil rights, human resources, and employment relationships, impact every school system no matter the size.

Over the years, RCO Law’s Employment and Labor team has earned a reputation for effective representation of educational institutions at the primary, secondary and post-secondary levels. We have represented individual instructors, departments, and entire administrations and districts, as well as cooperatives and associations.

Best practices in the Education sector require constant and ongoing review of policies, procedures and programs to stay current with ever-changing regulations and trends. RCO Law’s Labor and Employment group is a proven and valued resource for school systems, from the drafting and review to the implementation and enforcement of policies. And when disputes arise, our team of professionals is ready to guide educators through appropriate response thresholds, from routine to crisis-mode, and at every stage from internal investigation to formal arbitration or trial, if necessary.

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