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Court Reviews What Type of Job Search is Required of Terminated Employee

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Litigation

In the five plus years of this blog, it’s rare to find topics that I haven’t covered, at least minimally. One such topic, though, is the notion of “mitigation of damages”.  It is a concept found in lots of cases, but it has particular importance in employment discrimination cases. An employee who claims he (or she)… Continue Reading

What Employers Need to Know About the ADA Amendments Act of 2008

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

President Bush’s signature is expected any day now on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (click for my prior posts here), which represent some of the most important changes to federal employment laws in over a decade.  For employers in Connecticut, there is going to need to be some synthesis with Connecticut’s anti-discrimination laws so employers should… Continue Reading