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Public CAA Boards

Tripartite boards of public Community Action Agencies (CAAs) face unique challenges in overseeing programs funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and other sources. While their relationship with local government provides lines of communication to...
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CSBG Eligibility

The federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds local Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to carry out a variety of activities designed to reduce poverty, revitalize low-income communities, and empower low-income families and individuals to become...
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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...
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Complying with the New FLSA Overtime Rule

Beginning January 1, 2020, employees earning up to $35,568 per year may become eligible to receive overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 per week. The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a new rule (the “Overtime Rule”) on September 24, 2019, that...