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All of CAPLAW’s resources and publications are now available in CAPLAW’s new Resource Library. Use the search filters below to find the resource you need.

Too Pay or Not to Pay: Interns and Volunteers

Too Pay or Not to Pay: Interns and Volunteers

With summer quickly approaching, now is the time to review the policies and practices that affect your internship and volunteer programs. Recent guidance from the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division substantially changed the test for determining whether a person can be properly classified...

Too Pay or Not to Pay: Interns and Volunteers

Social Media at Work

Social media has transformed the way we live and do business, but it has also created a host of new compliance issues in the workplace. During this webinar we discuss:the benefits and risks of using social media to screen job applicants;limits on when an employer can terminate an employee for...

Too Pay or Not to Pay: Interns and Volunteers

#MeToo in the Workplace: Addressing Sexual Harassment

This webinar explains how the #MeToo movement has altered the landscape of workplace harassment. By applying the current state of law to actual case studies, we aim to help your CAA understand, investigate, and respond to allegations of sexual harassment. We also discuss ways of preventing this...

Administering Employee Leave-Sharing Programs

Administering Employee Leave-Sharing Programs

A popular workplace benefit offered by some employers is an employee leave-sharing program. These programs allow employees to donate accrued, paid leave to a general pool to be used by fellow employees who have exhausted all paid leave available to them but need additional leave. While altruistic...

Developing a Board Training Strategy

Developing a Board Training Strategy

This presentation was created to help the board of directors of a Community Action Agency (CAA), as well as individuals and organizations supporting the board, design a plan for providing training and orientation to the CAA’s board members regarding their roles and responsibilities. Many CAAs...

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Boards (No Head Start)

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Boards (No Head Start)

CAPLAW's Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for a Board of Directors of a CAA without a Head Start program helps boards manage conflicts of interest as required under the federal CSBG Act. CAAs can use these templates to update their own policies for compliance and to ensure greater transparency...

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Boards (No Head Start)

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff (No Head Start)

CAPLAW's Sample Conflict of Interest Policy for Senior Staff of a CAA without a Head Start program helps senior staff manage conflicts of interest as required under the federal CSBG Act. CAAs can use these templates to update their own policies for compliance and to ensure greater transparency and...

Administering Employee Leave-Sharing Programs

Drug Testing Policies Under OSHA

Community Action Agencies (CAAs) often have mandatory drug testing policies that require employees to automatically submit to drug testing if they are involved in a workplace accident or suffer a workplace injury. In a revised rule that took effect on December 1, 2016, however, the federal...

Administering Employee Leave-Sharing Programs

CSBG Property Issues

This Q+A resource addresses frequently asked questions and commonly faced issues associated with the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) prohibition against using CSBG funds to acquire, construct, or permanently improve facilities. It is important to note that the analysis does not represent the...