The American Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section kicks off its annual conference tomorrow in Chicago and, by all accounts, it appears its going to be bigger and better than ever.

Over 1300 people have registered for the conference, and the programming looks first-rate, with NLRB Chair Wilma Liebman, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and various

As I approach the three-year anniversary of this blog (stay tuned for more details), it’s certainly touching to receive accolades for this blog. 

Each year, LexisNexis “honors a select group of blogs that set the online standard for a given industry.” Amazingly, the Connecticut Employment Law Blog is a nominated candidates for the LexisNexis Top

You might have missed it, but the IRS recently announced the 2010 optional standard mileage rates. These rates are typically used by businesses to help calculate mileage expenses for employees.  And just when you’ve started to remember the optional rate issued by the IRS, it changes it.

And so it has for 2010. Effective