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2013 Legislative Session: Minimum Wage, Captive Audience and an Employer’s Bill of Rights

Posted in Highlight, Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

The Connecticut General Assembly is back at work so it’s time to take a quick peek to see what’s percolating. The Connecticut Business and Industry Association highlighted the “captive audience” bill as bill that is resurfacing, even though the Attorney General has previously raised doubts about the constitutionality of it.  The bill would restrict communications… Continue Reading

It’s Back! Paid Sick Leave Bill Narrowly Passes Committee; On the General Assembly

Posted in Legislative Developments

The oft-debated paid sick leave bill has made another appearance at the legislature. And as in the past, it has been voted out of the committee, this time by a narrow vote of 6-5 on Thursday, March 3rd. None of this ought to come as any surprise. It’s been voted out of committee for the last… Continue Reading

With Two Weeks Left to Go in Legislative Session, Labor & Employment Law Bills Remain Few & Far Between

Posted in Legislative Developments

A few months ago, it looked like we could see a variety of bills passed relating to labor & employment law in the Connecticut General Assembly. With the legislature scheduled to conclude business on May 5, 2010, though, its still mostly quiet on the labor & employment law area. According to the Labor Committee’s Bill Record… Continue Reading

CHRO Posts Legislative Summary of 2009 Session

Posted in Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments

With 2009 winding down, it seems like a good time to reflect on what transpired during the last legislative session and look forward to the 2010 short session of the Connecticut General Assembly. Fortunately, the CHRO has prepared a detailed summary of the 2009 session, with recaps of particular measures that were passed (or defeated).  As… Continue Reading

Legislative Update: February 5th Hearing Set on Bills Relating to FMLA Leave, Termination Notices, Paid Sick Leave and Workplace Bullying

Posted in Legislative Developments

The Connecticut Labor & Public Employees Committee is now scheduled to hold a hearing on various labor bills of relevance and importance to employers in Connecticut. Some are re-hashes of bills raised last year, but others, including amendments to the state’s FMLA laws are new.  The hearing is scheduled for February 5, at 2 p.m…. Continue Reading

Election Guide – Part IV – What’s Going to Happen in the Connecticut General Assembly? (And An Invite To Our Seminar)

Posted in Legislative Developments

So what’s going to happen after the election with various employment law proposals? Well, you’ll have to wait for the election to really see what happen at a federal level.  After all, part of it still depends on who is elected to the White House and how many seats the Democrats control in Congress.  (If… Continue Reading