September 2007

Conventional wisdom is that healthy and happy employees lead to better results for the workplace.  As a result, many employers offer Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) for their employees, including the U.S. government. Now, there is additional scientific evidence of that theory in a study involving depression.  

A medical study published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical

Two years ago, the new Marriott Downtown Hartford opened, with great fanfare, next to the new Connecticut Convention Center. (The Center, incidentally, is a terrific facility if you have not visited and the hotel is pretty snazzy too.)  Over the next year, the fanfare was marked by labor pickets involving both facilities.  Then Marriott requested

For employment lawyers and HR professionals, it’s "old" news that overtime lawsuits are a major concern.  Business Week picks up on that trend in next week’s Cover Story entitled: "Wage Wars: Does your Boss Owe You Overtime"

According to the article:

No one tracks precise figures, but lawyers on both sides estimate that over