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Has IBM Found a Way Around the OWBPA and Should Others Follow?

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

Last week, a story caught my eye and the attention of some of my colleagues.  As reported first by Bloomberg BNA, IBM has stopped providing the comparison information that is typically required in separation agreements for older workers under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act. You may be wondering how that is possible.  Robin Shea,… Continue Reading

Hot Link: Connecticut DOL Releases Guidance Comparing New FMLA Regulations with Connecticut FMLA Rules

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations

The Connecticut Department of Labor late today posted brand-new guidance (available here) comparing the new federal FMLA regulations with the existing Connecticut regulations.   For employers struggling to adopt the new FMLA regulations with Connecticut’s FMLA rules, this document is a must-read because there are some very real and significant differences now that will arise — at least… Continue Reading

Learning More About the Potential Vice Presidents from Employment Blogs In Delaware and Alaska

Posted in Legislative Developments

With Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s speech last night, it makes sense to try to learn a little more about each of the vice presidential candidates and how each of them have impacted the state that they represent. For that reason, I wanted to suggest a few blogs that cover their states pretty well. Alaska Employment Law Blog has… Continue Reading

A Comparison of Connecticut Laws Regarding 14- and 15-Year Olds and Federal Law

Posted in Laws and Regulations

As I reported a few weeks ago, 14- and 15-year-olds can legally work again in limited capacities in Connecticut.  (Summer camp counselors are on the list.)  But how does state law compare to federal law? Turns out the Office of Legislative Research has already done the research.  OLR recently posted the results of their research… Continue Reading