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Legislative Update: Bi-weekly Payroll Periods (Without CTDOL Approval) are Here!

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Wage & Hour

It’s been a long-time coming but the General Assembly finally approved of a measure that would allow employers to pay employees on a bi-weekly basis without receiving prior CTDOL approval. The provision, part of a set of “technical” revisions to various Department of Labor matters, is long overdue. Several employers had moved to a bi-weekly… Continue Reading

Paying Employees Every Other Week Is a Great Idea. It’s Also Illegal.

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

Sure, the headline is click-bait. Designed to get your attention. But it’s actually true.  Connecticut law requires employers in Connecticut to pay their employees on a weekly basis.  Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 31-71b states it in sorta plain English. [E]ach employer … shall pay weekly all moneys due each employee on a regular pay day,… Continue Reading

Weekly Payment of Wages and Seeking A Waiver

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

In my continuing series of posts this summer on recurring issues in employment law, this week I’ll address the payment of wages and the question: Can I pay my employees on a bi-weekly basis? The answer to that question is “no” — at least not without a waiver from the Connecticut Department of Labor. Connecticut… Continue Reading

“No Spanish Allowed” – Special Free Webinar on English-Only Rules On Wednesday

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

Our monthly free monthly webinar series continues on Wednesday, December 8th at noon EST with a unique program on whether employers can adopt English-only rules.  You can register here to join us.   This should be a terrific one-hour program that you can listen to during your lunch hour.  Even if you’re not considering adopting… Continue Reading

The Basics: Weekly Payment of Wages

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

Given the typically slower summer months, I’m going to highlight some basic Connecticut employment laws that most employers should be familiar with (but that some may not).  Picking up on yesterday’s post, it’ll be entitled "The Basics" and hopefully will run at least once every week. Today’s topic: Weekly Payment of Wages. Connecticut law (Conn. Gen…. Continue Reading

“Layoffs, RIFs and WARN, Oh My!”: Providing Notice of Potential Mass Layoffs and Plant Closings Can Reduce Legal Risks

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

Six months ago, I predicted a renewed emphasis on reduction in force laws and regulations with the possibility of an economic slowdown looming.  With six months left to go in the year, I’m still feeling good (if you can feel "good" about such things) about that prediction.  Is the economy still on the yellow brick… Continue Reading