USDOL Headquarters in DC
USDOL Headquarters in DC

Over the years in the employment law “blawgosphere” (isn’t there a better term by now?), I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with and conferring with several other attorneys who blog. One of those is Jeff Nowak, whose FMLA Insights blog has become a go-to place on all

Over the past month, after the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, much has been made in the press about how it is unprecedented for the court to consider a company’s religious beliefs in making its decisions.

The issue of taking into account a corporation’s religious belief in the workplace has been also catapulted to

The big news this week on all the blogs has been about the Supreme Court’s acceptance of a case that will potentially look at employee privacy rights in text messages for public employers.  I believe it’s impact is going to be quite limited to public employers with little or no impact on private employers so I’ll

Here’s an unsettling thought:

Some lawsuits against employers just seem more believable than others.

I’m unsettled by that thought because it suggests that there are built-in stereotypes with companies.  And, working in the employment law area, we all strive to ensure that stereotyping of employees becomes a thing of a past and that employers

With blue skies and warm weather here (finally!), it’s easy to overlook some deadlines that are upcoming for employers in Connecticut.  One relates to those who have employees who have taken FMLA and the other relates to authorized house counsel at those companies. These deadlines won’t affect everyone, but for those who are covered, it’s