After releasing the reopening guidelines for businesses earlier this week, the state has updated its website to include a new online certification that employers must complete before reopening the physical workplace.

You can find the reopening certification here.

As the website indicates:

Business [sic] must self-certify and commit to comply with the Sector Rules

depressOver the years, one of my favorite employment law blogs has been Jeff Nowak’s FMLA Insights.  He really takes a deep dive into the subject and I’ve had the opportunity over the years to exchange ideas with Jeff.

Recently, he alerted me to a new federal court decision in Connecticut that may have a

The Connecticut Department of Labor late today posted brand-new guidance (available here) comparing the new federal FMLA regulations with the existing Connecticut regulations.   For employers struggling to adopt the new FMLA regulations with Connecticut’s FMLA rules, this document is a must-read because there are some very real and significant differences now that will arise — at least