statute of limitations

The Connecticut Supreme Court today, in a per curiam decision, affirmed an appellate court decision that held that the time period for filing acourtesy morguefile "calendar"n employment discrimination complaint under state law (not federal) begins on the date the employee’s employment actually ends, not the date that the employee received notice that his or her

It keeps going and going and going…..

When I learned of a new lawsuit filed in federal court yesterday by former CHRO Regional Manager Femi Bogle-Assegai arising from her termination back in April 2001, I couldn’t help but think of the cliched advertisement of the Energizer Bunny.

First, the quick background as described by the U.S. Court of Appeals

For employers in the state, the lawsuits now being brought against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center for the alleged actions of a former physician, should be a huge wake-up call that former employees can cause big headaches for their employers — even decades later.  These cases — which are still at the earliest stages — arise from the actions

Since the Ledbetter decision issued by the U.S. Supreme Court last month, issues of the timeliness of employment discrimination claims have come to the forefront. An interesting decision by a CHRO Human Rights Referee recently suggests that complaints that do not specify the timeliness of certain claims may still survive a motion to dismiss. CHRO logo

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