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