There is an unspoken truth about the Superior Courts in Connecticut: Summary judgment for employers in employment-related claims is typically a long shot. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule.

A case to be released by the Connecticut Appellate Court next week shows the difficulty but also shows that at least with regard to

To bring state law employment discrimination claims to court, it is well-known that an employee has to first file the claim with the state agency responsible for investigating the claim (the CHRO) (Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 46a-101(a)).  And most people believe that all the employee has to do is then wait for the CHRO

One of the underlying fears that many employers have is that anti-discrimination laws will eventually be interpreted so broadly, that they will be open to litigation even for the most remote possibilities.   Thus, the idea of "standing" (in essence, who has the "right" to sue another party) is one that can sometimes be used to