In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, holding that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act provides protection to closely held corporations to refuse, for religious reasons, to provide birth control methods and services to employees under the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, the issue of accommodating an employee’s
Supreme Court’s Narrow Rulings Leave Questions for Connecticut Employers
By Daniel Schwartz on
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning came out with two controversial decisions that will impact employers in Connecticut.
The first one, Harris v. Quinn, dealt with whether non-union public employees could be forced to pay union dues. The court issued a relatively narrow holding, ruling that “partial” public employees could not be required to…