Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor announced significant new changes to its regulations regarding who is a “domestic worker” and therefore subject to the coverage of the federal laws regarding overtime and the like.

The changes were, in many ways, expected. But the scope of the coverage — expanding it to nearly two million more

While the blog takes a few days off, my colleague Mick Lavelle has this update on a notable Connecticut case. 
 
Accidents and injuries are unfortunately a fact of life in the workplace, especially on industrial or construction sites.  But there are rarely any personal injury lawsuits by employees against their employers. 

That is because long ago, workers

A quick update on the Mortgage Lenders Network matter I’ve covered a few times before (here and here.) 

Earlier this month, a Delaware bankruptcy court approved of a $2.7 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 1600 employees, many of whom worked in Connecticut.

The settlement, first reported