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Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim for Job Applicants Remain Viable

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Litigation

A lot has been made of the recent district court decision on legal job protections for qualifying medical marijuana patients. But the decision has another piece that has been overlooked and which may cause employers some heartburn as well. The “Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress” cause of action has been on life support for the last… Continue Reading

Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claims in Connecticut Get Dismissed Yet Again

Posted in Litigation

When the Connecticut Supreme Court came out with a decision nearly ten years ago that said that negligent infliction of emotional distress claims in the workplace were only viable when they occur during the termination process itself, it was the beginning of the end for these types of amorphous claims.   The case, Perodeau v…. Continue Reading

Workplace Violence Prevention: Having Police or Security Available at a Termination Meeting

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

In light of the horrific workplace shootings in Connecticut earlier this month, I’ve heard people wonder about various steps an employer can take in anticipation of a termination meeting. One question raised is whether it is ever appropriate to have the police nearby or available during a termination meeting.  Or, alternatively, can you have security… Continue Reading