One of the unique features of Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave law is the requirement that employers post information about the law in both English and Spanish.

At the time the law was passed, I openly questioned how employers were to accomplish this and suggested that the Connecticut Department of Labor consider publishing such a notice

Employers in Connecticut should be familiar with the “Discrimination is Illegal” poster put out by the CHRO that should put up on bulletin boards in a common area.

With new laws taking effect, October 1, 2011, the agency has released a new poster for printout and posting. The most significant change to the poster

The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a decision that will be officially released on January 5, 2010, has held that employees cannot bring a private right of action against employers that violate the state’s electronic monitoring statute. 

In Gerardi v. City of Bridgeport, two city fire inspectors were disciplined for improper job performance through the

Although I’ve been sounding the alarm bells for the last two months or so, on the new COBRA subsidy provisions, I’ve had informal discussions with various colleagues that suggest that some employers are either ignorant of the new rules or do not believe that the rules apply to them. Here are three areas why most

Among employment law professionals and human resource personnel, the last year has been full of changes.  Among the more technical changes are thenew COBRA Subsidy provisions that were passed with the stimulus bill earlier this year.

April 18th is a big deadline for some of the imCopyright 2009, Daniel A. Schwartzplementation of the provisions — providing notices to some former employees

The Connecticut Department of Labor late today posted brand-new guidance (available here) comparing the new federal FMLA regulations with the existing Connecticut regulations.   For employers struggling to adopt the new FMLA regulations with Connecticut’s FMLA rules, this document is a must-read because there are some very real and significant differences now that will arise — at least