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Four Compliance Items Connecticut Employers Can Check Now

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Wage & Hour

It’s a challenge for employers to keep up with changes to employment laws. What’s the current status? What do I need to change? So, here are four quick things you can look at right now to ensure that you are up to compliance in Connecticut. Connecticut increased the minimum wage effective January 1, 2017.  It’s now… Continue Reading

Legislative Update: Modified “Ban the Box” Bill Approved in Connecticut

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Wage & Hour

Remember “Ban the Box” and the fair chance employment bill from earlier in the session? Well, it passed last night. Sort of. An amendment to the original bill essentially wiped the prior version clean.  Thus, whatever you think you knew about the measure you can put that aside. What passed last night (House Bill 5237)… Continue Reading

The Bottom Line on GINA: Employers Need to Engage “Safe Harbor” Provisions

Posted in Laws and Regulations

Earlier this week, I offered some initial thoughts about the new GINA regulations that will become effective in January 2011. After time this week to digest the regulations and review the analysis of others, here is the bottom line for employers in Connecticut. These regulations — as with GINA itself — apply only to employers with 15… Continue Reading

JD Supra & LinkedIn Launch “Legal Updates” – New Way to Keep Track of Employment Law Topics

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

I’m often asked how I have the time to keep up the blogging and new developments in the law. Part of it is an exercise in information management. But there’s a new tool that was just officially announced this morning that should make this exercise easier for everyone. Most people are now familiar with LinkedIn… Continue Reading