The “short” session of the Connecticut General Assembly is wrapping up early next month so it’s a good opportunity to take a peek at the items that are still in contention for passage this term. Many of the bills that are still being considered relate to the “labor” side of Labor & Employment Law. Here
What Does the Blue Wave Mean for Connecticut Employment Law?
The results are in: The General Assembly and the Governor’s office have been caught up in the Blue Wave in this state. Instead of a split, the Democratic party will control a sizable majority in both houses and the Governor’s Office.
But with Governor-Elect Ned Lamont coming from a business-side perspective and touting the…
Connecticut General Assembly Sneak Peek for 2011
The Office of Legislative Research has released their "OLR Major Issues" document, which is designed the identify and provide brief descriptions of important issues that the Connecticut General Assembly is likely to address in the upcoming legislative session.
You can read the entire document here.
In the Labor and Employment area, the areas that…
CHRO Posts Legislative Summary of 2009 Session
With 2009 winding down, it seems like a good time to reflect on what transpired during the last legislative session and look forward to the 2010 short session of the Connecticut General Assembly.
Fortunately, the CHRO has prepared a detailed summary of the 2009 session, with recaps of particular measures that were passed (or defeated). As…
A Detailed Look at Employment in “The Insurance Capital of the World”
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…
Transgender Litigation: Court Grants Summary Judgment to Employer In Title VII Transgender Case
Earlier this year, proponents of a bill to make transgender (or gender identity and expression) a protected category failed in their efforts to get that category covered under the state’s anti-discrimination laws.
A new United States District Court case this week may provide proponents with an example of a case that, in their view, may have come…