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Another Look at “Moral Turpitude” and Why Drafting Isn’t Always Easy

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

Last week, Ken Adams was kind enough to provide us with a great guest post on using the clause “moral turpitude” in employment contracts.  If you haven’t read it yet, take a minute to do so. I agree with Ken that the phrase “moral turpitude” has some issues and should be used sparingly in employment contracts. But… Continue Reading

Former Lawmaker (and Ex-Felon) Urges Connecticut To Ban Discrimination Against Felons in 2013

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Legislative Developments

At a Sentencing Commssion hearing last week, former state lawmaker Ernie Newton — who was convicted in 2006 on corruption charges — urged commission members to address hiring discrimination against ex-felons, reports CT News Junkie.  There is no indication yet that they will do so, but his comments raised some eyebrows in the press. Newton’s… Continue Reading