Ten years ago today, I wrote about the then-Tenth Anniversary of one of the horrible events that made a lasting impact on Connecticut employers.

I recounted the Connecticut Lottery shootings that happened a decade earlier.

Today, marks 20 years. (The CT Mirror has another perspective here.)

The New York Times report of that event is

While you might think our department at Shipman & Goodwin LLP would be content to rest on just this blog, my fellow colleagues have actually been passing along tidbits for years in its quarterly Employment Law Letter publication.

The latest issue is now available online here.

I really like the cover article on cameras

Last week the Connecticut Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Committee held an informational breakfast with the NLRB to discuss the NLRB’s proposal to make Hartford (Region 34), a subregion of the Boston office (Region 1). 

Nick Zaino, the CBA Committee chair, forwarded these highlights as to why the consolidation is very likely going to

A few odds and ends to start the day:

  • Last Friday, I appeared on the 100th installment of The Proactive Employer podcast— a podcast devoted to covering various employment law developments.  The podcast is hosted by Stephanie Thomas, who covers statistical and economic consulting for employers in he

    [caption id=”attachment_3342″ align=”alignright” width=”300″ caption=”It's "Hot"

The Connecticut Supreme Court today ruled (in a decision that will be effective August 2, 2011) that the ministerial exception found under the First Amendment bars certain employment related claims brought against religious institutions.

Ministerial Exception Applies to More Than Churches

The court’s unanimous decision in Dayner v. Archdiocese of

UPDATE: The Conference has been postponed until Fall 2011.  

I’m looking forward to next week’s BizBuzz Social Media Conference at the Connecticut Convention Center. I’ll be speaking on the "CEOs Who Blog" panel discussing this blog along with some tips to companies who are considering jumping into the social media scene.

For

As a fellow Connecticut blogger Ryan McKeen has said before, the Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries’ Newslog, is one of those hidden-in-plain-sight web gems that ought to be discovered more often.  In a recent post, they referenced new reports from the Office of Legislative Research which provides answers to some questions that might otherwise