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What Does “At Will” Employment Really Mean?

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center

Years ago, I recall having a friendly conversation with another attorney in Connecticut where the topic turned to the notion of “At Will” employment. When we couldn’t settle on an answer, we moved on to talking about whether the Hartford Whalers would ever come back. I think we had a better answer for that question:… Continue Reading

Throwback Thursday: Why Your Offer Letters and Employee Handbooks Have Disclaimers #tbt

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

On Twitter and Facebook, the concept of “Throwback Thursday” (or #tbt) has become quite popular.  Typically, it’s a picture from long ago that you’ve forgotten.The theory behind why its so popular is that there is still gold to be mined out of older things. I was thinking about that concept lately when it comes to blogs and employment… Continue Reading

Get it Right the First Time: Drafting Contracts with Precision (Revisited)

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center

Rather than tell you the result of a new Connecticut Supreme Court case first, let’s play along with the facts at home first.Here they are: The plaintiff was hired as a laboratory manager by the defendant in February, 2006. On February 2, 2006, the plaintiff and [the defendant’s principal] signed a document that included the… Continue Reading

An Employer Bill of Rights? Well, Not Exactly, But….

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NLRB, Laws and Regulations

I was hoping that fellow blogger, Jon Hyman (of Ohio Employer’s Law Blog fame), and I would get to make another World Series bet. Unfortunately, his team (the Phillies) and mine (the Yankees) are both watching the World Series from some tropical poolside bar. But it gives me an excuse to cite to a recent… Continue Reading