Collins, left, addresses CBA; Shipman & Goodwin Partner Gabe Jiran, right, moderates.

At Monday’s Connecticut Legal Conference, CHRO Chair Gary Collins spoke for a bit about the developments at the oft-maligned agency since he’s come on board.  (You can follow all the tweets from the conference on Twitter using #ctlegalconf as

Earlier this afternoon, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010.  By doing so, he approved of several changes to the FMLA .  But before you rip up your existing FMLA policies, the provisions relate to the military-related leaves under the Act.  (H/T Ohio Employer’s Law Blog)  The changes as a whole

My office manager recently got married (congrats Kris!) and began discussing the difficulty of having to change one’s name both externally and internally.  We both began to notice that there Morgue File - public domaindoes not appear to be readily-accessible information for human resources personnel and employees on how to tackle this issue.

While a blog post certainly cannot

For employers who are situated along the Connecticut-New York state line, keeping updated on the employment developments in both states is a challenging endeavor.  This is particularly true if the company’s sales force or business is dependent on servicing both areas.


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Connecticut employers with New York employees, should be aware of a number of recent amendments