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Employer Can Refuse to Pay Commissions After Termination — Under Certain Conditions

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

Thanks to all who came to our Labor & Employment seminar on Thursday. Our biggest crowd yet. In it, we talked about the importance of offer letters.  Marc Herman returns today with a post updating us on a recent Connecticut Supreme Court decision that came out while I was on vacation a while back that… Continue Reading

Telling Employee He Is “Eligible” For Bonus Not Enough to Create Contractual Obligation

Posted in Highlight, Litigation

Back from a long holiday weekend, my colleague Chris Parkin this morning takes a look at a new Connecticut Appellate Court case about employee compensation.   A new case that will be officially released tomorrow reminds employers to take care with their words and promises when it comes to employee compensation. The facts of the case… Continue Reading

“Probationary” Periods for New Employees May Put At-Will Employment At Risk

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

Connecticut is an at-will employment state, meaning that employers can terminate an employee’s employment for any reason at any time, with or without cause. Employees are also free to leave their jobs at any times.   There are exceptions, of course, to that general rule.  But overall, when an employer’s offer letter to an employee confirms… Continue Reading