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Lying to Doctors for Fitness for Duty Exam Can Still Get You Fired… But Only If You’re a Police Officer

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NRLB, Litigation

Sometimes, cases that seem like a no-brainer are anything but.  Just ask the Town of Stratford which finally won an appeal to the Connecticut Appellate Court. The case, Stratford v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 15 (download here), will be officially released next week.  The case arises from the town’s termination of a… Continue Reading

When FMLA Leave Expires, Court Allows Employer to Fill Position

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

Suppose an employee takes maternity leave from a position. Due to health complications, that leave is extended multiple times (past the 12 or 16 weeks required under FMLA or CT FMLA).  The employee remains an employee pursuant to a short-term disability plan. When the employee is ultimately medically cleared to work, does the employer need… Continue Reading

Are Elected Officials Entitled to Their Old Jobs Back When Their Terms End?

Posted in Laws and Regulations

A few weeks ago, I pointed out an old employment law prohibiting minors from operating elevators was still on the books.  The Connecticut Law Tribune picked up on the story with a reference to the blog (though its hidden behind a paid registration page so you’ll have to take my word on it).  So are… Continue Reading