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Over the last several years, we have been bombarded with cases from the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) featuring employees bashing their employers on social media where the Board determined the speech was protected under the National Labor Relations Act (“Act”).  As many employers know, where the employees’ speech is protected, the employer cannot take […]

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The Connecticut Law Tribune May, 2014 As the economy continues to struggle, and the job market remains lukewarm, local, state and federal governments and government agencies continue to press for stricter wage and hour laws and increased enforcement.  Connecticut, in particular, has recently been a trendsetter in this area.  The following are the major trends […]

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One of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (“Act”) major selling points, the subsidies that certain individuals within 400% of the federal poverty level can receive if they purchase health insurance on state or federal exchanges, has recently been called into question.  The D.C. Circuit recently ruled these subsidies are available only to individuals […]

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The Connecticut Law Tribune September 15, 2014 This Connecticut Supreme Court term was again relatively quiet in the area of labor and employment, with only three decisions that impact employers, and the labor and employment advice attorneys give their clients. Plumber Driving Company Car with Tools Not Entitled to Paid Travel Time In Sarrazin v. […]

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Unemployment insurance continues to be front and center in the news.  Commentators discuss: the legislation pending in Washington D.C. to extend long-term benefits; changes in state and federal unemployment law; and the rise of unemployment rates across the country.  How did everything get so out of control?  Here is an overview of how we got […]

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