Last week, I covered some of the basics to think about as the coronavirus continues to spread.  Jon Hyman has a post today about whether the ADA might apply to the situation.

But in Connecticut, there’s another case that employers ought to be thinking about now.  It dates back to the first Gulf War in

My colleague, Marc Herman, returns today with a holiday-themed post filled with — workplace safety issues? Read on.

Holiday season shopping . . . the home to nostalgic tunes, perpetual lines, frenzied bargain hunters, overflowing parking lots, and OSHA.

For those who can’t remember your government acronyms, it’s the United States Department of

Today brings an another chapter in the occasional chapter of interviews with interesting people in the HR and employment law areas. William J. Smith, President and CEO of Jennings Smith Investigations, Inc.  takes a few minutes to answer some pressing questions in the security field.

Jennings Smith Investigations, Inc., is a fully licensed Connecticut investigative and

"The United States is recommending U.S. citizens defer all non-essential travel to Bahrain."

Have you seen this headline? It’s from 20 years ago.

But strangely, that same headline made a reappearance this week. Don’t remember the last time it happened? Well, you should because a major Connecticut Supreme Court case arose out of it. 

And

Buried deep, deep, deep within revisions to the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission Act courtesy flickr/library of congress("CPSCA") is a new cause of action designed to protect whistleblowers of product safety (available here).

This new law, entitled The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008,  will afford protection to both public and private employees in retail and manufacturing

The focus for this term of the Connecticut General Assembly for employers and employees has been on the paid sick leave bill (still no action in the House as of May 3rd).courtesy morgue file public doamin "construction"

However, employers who have employees working on public works projects and manual labor on state or municipal building construction or repair contracts need