Since the start of the year, a whole bunch of tech firms have been going through a series of layoffs. The New York Times recently did an article about how such layoffs were “shocking” to a whole generation of workers typically Millennials and Generation Z who had never experienced such change before. (Generation X and
Another week of awful headlines, this time from California. Still more mass shootings. But if you have been following the news, there’s been many more. And obviously, Connecticut has not been immune from mass shootings and active shooter situations.
I’ve talked about workplace violence incidents before but over the last several years, employers have begun…
The last several years have seen significant pieces of legislation pass the Connecticut General Assembly impacting employers in several ways.
Think about the following items in the last few years:
For employers, the time is ripe to think about a new strategy going forward. That strategy may focus on protection of confidential information and specific non-solicitation clauses. Regardless, the time of using non-compete agreements broadly may be coming to an end soon.
The recent announcement of the proposed…
Twas the day before the night before Christmas
And all thru the law office
Not a creature was stirring
Except the employment lawyers reading the new Congressional Omnibus spending bill and looking for the employment law provisions tucked neatly inside.
In a parting gift for employers and employees, Congress passed a broad spending bill on…
If you’ve been reading the headlines, the latest AI “tool” is a Chatbot titled “ChatGPT”. You can read the latest The New York Times piece about it here.
In this context, it can…
In this year end rush, it would be easy to overlook the state’s new “Clean Slate” law. But employers in Connecticut should get ready now to implement the changes that occur on January 1, 2023.
So what is the Clean Slate law?
It dates back to 2021 and can be found here at Public Act…
Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.
I suppose that’s the advice parents should be giving to their kids nowadays but it holds true in employment law too.
Take this sample severance agreement that shows up as number one on Google’s search for “severance agreements”.
It’s a terrible agreement.
Yes, it’s simple but it…
The other day I came across the strange realization that I had not written about anti-Semitism in the 15 years that I’ve been writing this blog.
(I also came across the realization that automatic e-mail links to recent posts had also not been going out properly, if you’re wondering why you’re getting e-mails again now.)…