If you’re like me, you’re already sick of all the rain and thunderstorms this summer in Connecticut. (And no, it’s not your imagination — we’re seeing record levels of rain.)

Weather is a topic that gets talked about a lot, but not necessarily thought about when it comes to the workplace.

However, as I’ve

While all eyes are on the General Assembly for the developments for this year, we’re still dealing with a law passed several years ago raising the minimum wage.

Effective June 1, 2023, the minimum wage is now at $15 per hour.

Public Act 19-4 requires the minimum wage to increase five times over a five-year

Just like you can’t spell awesome without ME, you can’t take FMLA leave without some conditions. There may not be 22 such conditions, but I know all too well, that one of those conditions is that the FMLA leave should be genuine. FMLA abuse can lead to bad blood between the employer and the employee.

Since the start of the year, a whole bunch of tech firms have been going through a series of layoffs. The New York Times recently did an article about how such layoffs were “shocking” to a whole generation of workers typically Millennials and Generation Z who had never experienced such change before. (Generation X and

Another week of awful headlines, this time from California. Still more mass shootings. But if you have been following the news, there’s been many more. And obviously, Connecticut has not been immune from mass shootings and active shooter situations.

I’ve talked about workplace violence incidents before but over the last several years, employers have begun

Remember those posters you are supposed to have in your physical offices?

Well the EEOC yesterday just released a new one that is sure to make all those companies that offer those posters (at a charge, instead of for free) happy.

As of this morning, the link to the actual poster remains broken on the

It’s back to school time so inevitably, the national press is reporting on a so-called trend of employers trying to coerce, cajole, encourage employees to come back to the office.

In some industries and locations, it is working. But in Connecticut, it’s more of a mixed bag.

Indeed, I commented about this in