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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, […]

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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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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 […]

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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’ […]

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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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