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A Rare Look Into An Employee’s Duty of Loyalty to the Employer

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

After nine-plus years of writing about employment law in Connecticut, it’s getting to be pretty rare to find a topic that I haven’t at least touched upon, but here’s one: The Duty of Loyalty. Indeed, a new Connecticut Supreme Court case is giving me the opportunity to do so. The case arises from an employee who,… Continue Reading

Interactive Process is Two-Way Street, Appellate Court Affirms

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

The Connecticut Appellate Court will officially release an opinion next week that reaffirms that the interactive process required by both the Americans with Disabilities Act and the state law equivalent to discuss a reasonable accommodation to a disability, requires the employee to engage in the process as well. The case, Festa v. Board of Education,… Continue Reading

Court: Failure to Follow Training Program Does Not Give Rise to Breach of Contract Claim

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

In a decision to be officially released tomorrow, the Connecticut Appellate Court has affirmed a dismissal of a breach of contract claim that alleged that the company failed to follow procedures that were outlined in a management training seminar.  The case, Brule v. Nerac (download here), is important because it sets some limits to a… Continue Reading