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Connecticut’s “Reasonable Leave of Absence” for Disability Resulting from Pregnancy

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Laws and Regulations, Uncategorized

Last week, Attorney Robin Shea of Employment & Labor Insider proposed 10 rules of etiquette that “will save you from a pregnancy discrimination suit”.  Rule No. 1? Pregnancy is always good news.  Always. Always. Always. If you haven’t read it, I’ll wait. There are lots of rules regarding pregnancy that may come into play including FMLA,… Continue Reading

EEOC Publishes Final Rule on Reasonable Factors Other Than Age (RFOA)

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Laws and Regulations

Today, the EEOC has published its final rule clarifying a portion of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).  You can download the rule here and a FAQ from the EEOC here.   The rule comes as a partial response to a 2008 U.S. Supreme Court decision that analyzed the issue.  The rule has some significance… Continue Reading

EEOC Releases Proposed Rule Affecting “Reasonable Factor Other Than Age” Defense Under ADEA

Posted in CHRO & EEOC

Over the last week or so, various blogs have discussed a proposed rule released by the EEOC which discusses and defines what is meant by the "reasonable factor other than age" (RFOA) defense under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Not familiar with it? The Employer Law Report sums it up nicely here: In Smith… Continue Reading

Curry v. Allan S. Goodman, Inc. Part III – Duty to Engage in “Interactive Process” Found in Connecticut Law

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Litigation

In prior posts here and here, I’ve discussed an important new Connecticut Supreme Court case released this week, Curry v. Allan S. Goodman, Inc. and the effect it has on providing disabled employees with "reasonable accommodation". However, the Supreme Court’s decision goes beyond that. The Court also find that state law imposes a duty on employers… Continue Reading