Archive for 'Published Articles'

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 […]

Read the Full Article »

Think Before You Delete or Pay the Price

Written by Robert G. Brody and Susan M. Westphal on January 30, 2015

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, […]

Read the Full Article »

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 […]

Read the Full Article »

The midterm elections returned the Republicans to control of the Senate after an 8 year hiatus.  Not surprisingly, the Republicans were elected on platforms opposing President Obama’s policies.  The surprise may be that the Democratic agenda may continue to prevail. President Obama continues to have veto power over any bills passed by Congress.  Because Republicans […]

Read the Full Article »

As the year winds down, you may be tempted to relax, put your feet up, and enjoy the holiday season.  But while a little well-deserved rest and relaxation is never a bad thing, remember: with the end of the year right around the corner you should be prepared for new laws and review your employees’ […]

Read the Full Article »