Employment Issues

The Office of Legal Affairs advises the Georgia Tech administration and management on matters related to specific employment issues, as needed. You should, however, first contact the Office of Human Resources (OHR) or the applicable office listed below for help with specific problems.

Americans With Disabilities Act - Office of Disability Services
Discriminatory Practices - Institute Diversity
Faculty Employment - Office of the Provost
Non-Immigrant Visas - Global Human Resources
J-1 and Student Visas - Office of International Education 
Other Employment Concerns - Office of Human Resources
Permanent Residence - Global Human Resources

 

Resources:

Political Activity Guidance Memo - December 1, 2016

Structuring On-Campus Internships Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 15, No. 4, February 13, 2017)

The Pregnant and Parenting Student (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 15, No. 2, January 30, 2017)

Between a Rock and a Hard Place:  A Discussion of Issues that Frequently Arise in Sexual Misconduct-Related Litigation Against Colleges and Universities (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 14, No. 4 - May 18, 2016)

State of Affairs:  Employee-Student Amorous Relationship Policy & Procedure Considerations (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 14, No. 3 - February 16, 2016)

Applying the Affordable Care Act's Employer Mandate Rules in the College and University Setting (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 12, No. 5 - May 2, 2014)

Update:  Marijuana on Campus -- Yes, it is Still Illegal (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 12, No. 3 - April 15, 2014)

Transgender Issues on Campus (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 11, No. 4 - December 21, 2012)

Holiday and Religious Displays on Campus:  Threading the First Amendment Needle (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 11, No. 1 - November 15, 2012)

Paramour Favoritism in the College Workplace (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 10, No. 10 - May 30, 2012)

Business Vs. "Nobody's Business":  Searches of Employer-Issued Technology and the University Employee's Expectation of Privacy (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 10, No. 9 - May 23, 2012)

The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (NACUANOTES:  Vol. 10, No. 8 - May 15, 2012)