Archives for Kacie E. Kergides

Kacie E. Kergides

Kacie E. Kergides

Associate / Philadelphia

P: 215-772-7320

Title IX & Tenure: How Separate Standards Can Sow Institutional Discord

February 18, 2021

In 2017 and 2018, under Obama-era guidance, a tenured professor with Ohio University was determined responsible for violating the school’s…

$2.5M Judgment Against University for Overseas Sex Assault Serves as Reminder that Liability is Not Limited to Title IX

February 4, 2021

On February 2, 2021, the Rhode Island School of Design (“RISD”) was found to be liable under a theory of…

States Challenge DOL’s Final Rule Regulating Tipped Employee’s Wages

January 27, 2021

Last Tuesday, January 19, 2021, nine state Attorneys General filed suit against the Department of Labor (“DOL”) in the U.S….

Philadelphia Expands Paid Sick Leave Coverage for Individuals Impacted by COVID-19

September 23, 2020

Last week, Philadelphia City Council passed the Public Health Emergency Leave Bill, providing two weeks of paid sick leave to…

Understanding Your Students’ First Amendment Rights is a “Snap”

July 17, 2020

Finally, the Third Circuit has judicially defined the upside-down smiley-face emoji. B.L. v. Mahanoy Area S.D., No. 19-1842, 6/30/30, slip…

State Governments and Federal Agencies Update Guidance Regarding Workplace Re-Opening

July 14, 2020

As employers contemplate returning employees to the workplace, they must navigate a patchwork of federal, state, and local laws, which…

Higher Ed Needs to Step Up Its Zoom Game for Title IX

May 7, 2020

As if there weren’t enough Zoom meetings in Higher Ed, the Department of Education (“DOE”) has issued its long-awaited Title…

How Employers Should Prepare for the Restart of Business

April 6, 2020

While many employers have made and continue to make difficult employment decisions due to state-mandated business closures, this too shall…

DOL and IRS Issue Guidance and Temporary Rule on Paid Leave Under New COVID-19 Legislation

April 3, 2020

On April, 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) posted a temporary rule issuing regulations…

U.S. Department of Labor Updates its Guidance on FFCRA Paid Leave Provisions

March 31, 2020

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) updated its Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) for employers and employees addressing the…

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Additional Guidance Regarding Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under the FFCRA

March 26, 2020

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) released new guidance on the notice requirements under the…

Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Three Associates

November 4, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of three associates to the firm’s Philadelphia office. Elizabeth Catalano, Kacie E….