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January Firm Happenings

Written by Brody and Associates on January 30, 2015

Robert Brody and Susan Westphal published an article in the Connecticut Law Tribune’s December 22 edition entitled Think Before You Delete or Pay the Price. Robert Brody and Alexander Friedman published an article in the Employment Law Strategist’s January 2015 edition entitled Business As Usual Despite Republican Control of Congress. Robert Brody and Abby Warren […]

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Prepare to be Ambushed

Written by Robert G. Brody and Abby M. Warren on January 30, 2015

The quickie election or “ambush” rules that drastically reduce the time between the filing of the union representation petition and the election are now final and become effective April 14, 2015.  The rules have had a rocky history; they were first introduced in 2011, subsequently were finalized, then were struck down by the D.C. Circuit […]

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The Connecticut Law Tribune December 22, 2014 To preserve or not to preserve evidence, that is the question. Preservation of evidence is the golden rule in litigation.  Most lawyers are aware of the importance of this rule and should be quick to remind their clients that once there is any possible threat or anticipation of litigation, […]

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The Connecticut Law Tribune January 16, 2015 We all know that in order to attract and retain talent, employers must offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health insurance.  For small employers, this offering can be very costly, especially if they offer a group plan.  Until now, many small employers met this challenge […]

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New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (“WTPA”), effective since 2011, was recently amended to eliminate the requirement that employers notify employees of their pay rate and related information yearly, by February 1.  This should come as a big relief to most employers.  However, employers must still give new hires the required notice and obtain their […]

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