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Legislative Update: CTFMLA Expands to Cover Military Qualifying Exigencies

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

UPDATED Continuing to recap various employment law bills out of the Connecticut General Assembly, the legislature passed a measure Wednesday night that brings Connecticut’s FMLA law more in line with the federal counterpart. The federal FMLA was amended back in 2008 (prior post on the subject here) to provide coverage for any “qualifying exigency” arising out… Continue Reading

Legislative Updates: CT FMLA Revisions Approved by Both Chambers; Bill Will Be Effective Upon Signing

Posted in Legislative Developments

Late last week, the Connecticut House approved Senate Bill 710 (S.B. 710) which makes some important changes to the state FMLA law to bring it more in line with the federal family and medical leave act rules as they relate to military caregiver leaves of absences.   I’ve covered the bill in a post earlier this month… Continue Reading

Conn. Senate Passes Revisions to State FMLA; Would Extend Protections for Servicemembers and Families

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments

Late last week, the Connecticut Senate approved a measure that would permit an employee to take up to 26 weeks of unpaid leave from work to care for family members who may have been injured in the line of military duty.  The bill (Senate Bill 710) is now on the House’s calendar for a vote… Continue Reading

Legislative Update: What’s Still Alive for the Current Session?

Posted in Legislative Developments

With the budget issues looming large over this session of the General Assembly, it’s tough to get a handle on what labor & employment law bills are still a possibility for this session. One way to do that is to check to see what bills have been reported out of the Labor & Public Employees committee because if the… Continue Reading

Tips from Presentation on New FMLA Regulations: Forms, Links & FAQ

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

UPDATED 1/16/09 We had a great turnout today for our breakfast roundtable on the new FMLA regulations. I want to particularly thank several blog readers for coming.  But in case you missed it, you’re not out of luck.  Here’s some of what we discussed and what you need to know for Friday – the date… Continue Reading

Pocket Veto of Expanded FMLA for Military Families — The Followup and Fallout

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments

Since I’m only by a computer for a few minutes this morning — still vacationing — I wanted to just highlight a few points from my brief post yesterday afternoon on the expected veto of the bill that contained the expanded leave for military families.  First, if you haven’t done so, you should check out… Continue Reading