Resource Library

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.

Working Better Together

Working Better Together

Increasingly, CAAs are exploring shared services and mergers as strategies to improve their sustainability and enhance their efficiency and effectiveness. This guide covers commonly-asked legal questions on shared services and mergers, as well as additional resources – including case studies on CAAs that have shared services or merged with other organizations.

A Cup of Alphabet Soup To Cure A Few FMLA Ills

A Cup of Alphabet Soup To Cure A Few FMLA Ills

If you manage employees’ requests for leave, you may need a generous helping of alphabet soup. That is not the A to Z of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), but a serving of the more challenging aspects that often cause management consternation in administering a law that can result in staffing...

A Cup of Alphabet Soup To Cure A Few FMLA Ills

Navigating an Employee Request for Accommodation

Are you confused about when and how your community action agency (CAA) must accommodate employee requests for individualized treatment? Do you struggle with striking a balance between accommodating employees and maintaining a productive and effective workplace? This webinar will provide you with...

A Cup of Alphabet Soup To Cure A Few FMLA Ills

Tackling Tricky Wage and Hour Topics

Test your wage and hour prowess by working through several scenarios that address some of the trickier federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) issues faced by Community Action Agencies (CAAs). This practical look at the FLSA will aid CAAs in discovering ways to reduce wage and hour law liability....

A Cup of Alphabet Soup To Cure A Few FMLA Ills

Are You Ready for the ACA?

This webinar covers the latest developments in implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on employer-sponsored health plans. Topics discussed include:an update on preparing for the “pay or play” mandate;preparing for upcoming nondiscrimination and auto enrollment...

Sample Social Media Policy

Sample Social Media Policy

This is a sample social media policy that Community Action Agencies (CAA) may use as a starting place to create their own policy. You should review it carefully and edit as necessary to ensure that it meets the needs and practices of your organization and complies with state and federal laws. We...

A Cup of Alphabet Soup To Cure A Few FMLA Ills

Cost Allocation: Red Flags and Remedies

Across the country, Community Action Agencies are experiencing heightened auditor and Inspector General interest in cost allocation plans and practices. CAPLAW and the Partnership have teamed up to produce a new Cost Allocation Toolkit designed for CAAs who do not have federally negotiated...

Monitoring Map for CAAs

Monitoring Map for CAAs

This toolkit represents a collaborative effort between the Community Action Partnership (Partnership) and CAPLAW to provide timely training and technical assistance (T/TA) material about the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) monitoring process. The toolkit, titled Monitoring Map for CAAs: A...

Merger of a New York CAA and Non-CAA

Merger of a New York CAA and Non-CAA

This case study is based on CAPLAW’s interview with Adrian Fassett, President/Chief Executive Officer of Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc. (EOC) in Patchogue, New York, as well as a review of EOC’s website and its IRS Form 990.