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What Do Bahrain & Japan Have in Common with Connecticut? Reviewing the Wrongful Discharge Claim

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

"The United States is recommending U.S. citizens defer all non-essential travel to Bahrain." Have you seen this headline? It’s from 20 years ago. But strangely, that same headline made a reappearance this week. Don’t remember the last time it happened? Well, you should because a major Connecticut Supreme Court case arose out of it.  And that… Continue Reading

Court Examines The Parameters of the Public Policy Requiring Employers to Provide a Reasonably Safe Workplace

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

An employee who contended that he was fired after complaining about a physically threatening co-worker cannot bring a wrongful discharge claim, in a decision released by the Connecticut District Court.  The case, Ferrer v. T.L. Cannon Management Corp. (download here), does suggest, however, a way for employees to bring such claims in the future — with some artful language in the… Continue Reading