Tag «Teachers»

RIF Policies and the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act

I’ve summarized the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act (TFDA) in a previous post, but since that time, I’ve received several phone calls, emails, and comments from readers who’ve asked how a school district’s Reduction-In-Force (RIF) policy might affect, or be affected by, the TFDA. Rather than reply to each reader separately, I’ve decided to write a …

What the Affordable Care Act Means to You

While working in Governor Beebe’s administration, I focused a lot of my time on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, what it really does (there are a lot of misconceptions), how best to implement it, and how it affects Arkansas insurance carriers and plans. Regardless of whether you agree or disagree with the Act …