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As published in the July 4, 2011 Connecticut Law Tribune.   Editor’s Note:  This is the first of a six-part series that will examine how employment law issues specifically affect law firms.  Next week, the authors will write about federal and state overtime requirements.  There’s an old saying that the cobbler’s children have no shoes.  This […]

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As published by the Society for Human Resource Management on May 18, 2011 Have you asked an employee about their mother’s fight with breast cancer, or the employee’s recent charity work with the American Heart Association?  Knowing this information could subject you to legal liability under Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).  Most employers believe GINA […]

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As published in the May 16, 2011 Daily Labor Report A complaint issued last October by Region 34 (Hartford, Conn.) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) generated a great deal of controversy over what restraints the NLRB places on employers seeking to limit employees’ disparaging Internet posts.  The complaint, which recently settled, involved whether […]

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As seen in Industry Week on May 11, 2011 By now, everyone knows discrimination and harassment are illegal in the workplace. But how many know that employees have the right to engage in protected, concerted activities “for the purpose of… mutual aid or protection?” How many know that employers interfering with that right might violate […]

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As seen in the April 25, 2011 Connecticut Law Tribune  

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