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Quick Hits: Starbucks Tip Policy, E-Cigarettes, Sniffing Employees, Female Bosses, USDOL, Thanksgivukkah

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation, Wage & Hour

With Hanukkah tonight, and Thanksgiving tomorrow, (or “Thanksgivukkah” as some have called it humorously),  here are a few morsels of employment law information to get you started. Last week, the Second Circuit upheld Starbucks’ Tip Policy.  While the Second Circuit does cover Connecticut, the issue it had to decide was based on New York Labor Law. … Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted in Uncategorized

As most of us have other things in mind this week (and in light of some technical issues we’re having on the backend of the blog), the Connecticut Employment Law Blog is taking a few days off to prepare for and celebrate Thanksgiving.  It’s one of my favorite holidays of the year and there is… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Day Post – Gather ‘Round the Table with a Sing-a-long Song on Employment Law

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

On this Thanksgiving Day, let’s be honest and straightforward for a moment — lawyers can be awfully defensive about the type of work we do. Indeed, some lawyers and judges are offended by the notion of "lawyer jokes".  I can vividly recall a speech given by then-Connecticut Supreme Court Justice William Sullivan at an Annual… Continue Reading