Explore the Law: The list below is being provided as a resource for information you may find helpful and/or may be able to answer questions you have regarding a specific topic.
O.C.G.A. § 16-11-127.1 (carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on bus or other transportation furnished by a school) has been amended to allow for the concealed carry of firearms by license-holders on college campuses, with restrictions. This law went into effect July 1, 2017. Please visit this link as well as the University System of Georgia pages (USG HB 280 page, additional information) to answer questions regarding this law and/or provide a better understanding of the law.
Best website ever for employment issues. Links to every statute and regulation related to personnel and employment; part of the Fed Law website noted below.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Useful links and information related to EEOC.
Equal Pay Act
Provides information about the EEOC and pay discrimination based on sex.
Fair Labor Standards Act
One of the sites provided by the US DOL Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division; provides some nice fact sheets on specific problem areas of the FLSA.
Family and Medical Leave Act
Another site of the US DOL Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division; good general information on the FMLA. Information on this topic specific to GGC/USG can be found at USG FMLA Information or by contacting GGC Benefits.
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
The home page for this organization includes links to useful information about contract compliance and affirmative action pursuant to Executive Order 11246.
U.S. Department of Labor
An excellent site with lots of useful links and information.
Georgia Laws and Regulations
Links you to the GeorgiaNet Index of Services with other links to information about state agencies, laws, legislation, and business.
Links you to the U.S. Copyright Office with other links to specific copyright laws, regulations, policy studies, etc.
Links you to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and gives information about Trademark laws and regulations.
Helpful information on laws, regulations and interpretations controlling immigration and the work of the immigration-related components of the Department of Homeland Security.
A good source for legal news. Has a searchable database of legal articles.
Easy to use site on any federal laws you might need.
Below are links to some Higher Education e-books.
- Education Policy and Law Review Vol. 1
- Education Policy and Law Review Vol. 2
- Education Policy and Law Review Vol. 3
- Georgia Education Law Second Edition
This list is not a recommendation from OLA to use any particular service, but rather a list of options available to you. GGC does not warrant the capabilities of any referrals or any legal counsel whom may be consulted through these referral services or any other method. No attorney-client relationship with any person or entity is formed or intended to be formed by use of these or any other referral(s).