discriminatory practice

Early Saturday morning, the Connecticut General Assembly passed two bills that will have a significant impact on employers in Connecticut.  Both bills now need to be signed by the Governor (who has indicated he will sign them).

First, the Senate passed House Bill 6599, which adds “gender identity or expression” as a new protected

While the headlines have been focusing on criminal justice reform and now the state’s projected deficit, a new "hate crime" bill  (S.B. 604) got passed and became a public act (P.A. 08-49) yesterday.  You can download it here.

The Act, which is effective October 1, 2008 is not found in Connecticut’s penal code per se,