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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.

CSBG Training Tool for Public CAA Boards

CSBG Training Tool for Public CAA Boards

One way to empower a CAA board is to give it the tools it needs to educate itself. With this in mind, CAPLAW has created this self-training tool to provide a public CAA board with the guidance and information it needs to teach itself about the Community Service Block Grant Act (CSBG) tripartite...

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

In this webinar, we review CAPLAW’s new sample remote work policy and discuss ways in which CAAs and employees may take advantage of the flexibilities inherent to certain recommended policy provisions. A successful remote work arrangement requires that employees and their employer both understand...

Sample Remote Work Policy

Sample Remote Work Policy

A successful remote work arrangement requires that employees and their employer both understand their roles and obligations. Therefore, a clear, thorough, and easy-to-understand remote work policy is a key component of a successful remote work arrangement. This Sample Remote Work...

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

Promoting Employee Productivity in a Pandemic

This webinar discusses the impact of hybrid work arrangements on employee productivity. With some employees working remotely and others on-site, CAAs have encountered new challenges related to successfully motivating, evaluating, and disciplining their employees. We explore an employer’s ability...

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

Promoting a Safe and Well-Functioning Hybrid Workplace

This webinar discusses the employment law issues that apply to remote working. Federal wage and hour, workers’ compensation, and safety laws are integral to maintaining safety and wellbeing in the workplace. However, given the unorthodox nature of many remote work arrangements, it can be hard to...

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

Tax laws and accounting rules can be difficult to understand and navigate, even outside of a global pandemic. As CAAs continue to adopt remote work arrangements, the tax implications of moving employees out of the physical workplace and across state borders may not be immediately apparent. In this...

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

How to Think About Employee Vaccination Policies

In this webinar, we discuss some of the legal issues associated with employee vaccination policies. As CAAs across the country consider whether they have the right to require that their employees be vaccinated and whether other options are available to encourage voluntary vaccinations,...

Tips for Responding to ICE Inquiries

Tips for Responding to ICE Inquiries

Preparation is crucial when it comes to an unannounced visit by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to your Community Action Agency (CAA) or Head Start Center. The following resources cover tips for responding to immigration officials who show up at your CAA's offices or Head Start...

The New Public Charge Rule and its Implications

The New Public Charge Rule and its Implications

After a lengthy comment process and the litigation of several preliminary injunctions attempting to block its implementation, the Department of Homeland Security’s new “public charge rule” is currently in effect in all states. With the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying economic downturn resulting...