Answers to questions our clients are asking to comply with the new Connecticut Paid Leave Act and Connecticut FMLA, starting January 1, 2022.
Coronavirus and the Workplace Challenges – Perceived Disability (ADA), Discrimination Based on Race, Ethnicity and Origin (Civil Rights Act) & FMLA
What are the FMLA and other potential workplace legal implications of dealing with a pathogen-like crisis such as the coronavirus?
Who is Eligible for Family Medical Leave Coverage and for How Long?
Is an employee eligible for leave? Which type of leave – federal leave or state leave? Is the leave paid or unpaid? How many days or weeks can they take?
Can I Dock an Exempt Employee’s Pay? – When is it Legal?
Carol Kardas is often asked, “Can I dock an exempt employee’s pay?” The simple answer is “yes”, but there are only five times when it is legal to do so.
2019 Connecticut Legislative Session: Approved Bills
The 2019 Connecticut legislative session ended June 5th at midnight. Nick Daukas shares 3 important developments for business owners.
When Personal Matters Affect Your Performance, Address the Issue at Work Right Away
Lois Krause contributes to a Chicago Tribune article with suggestions on how to deal with conflicts between personal and work issues.
New Regulations and Best Practices for 2019
Nick Daukas shares new employment related laws and regulations that become effective in 2019, as well as additional “Best Practices” for the new year.
Lois Krause To Speak at HRACC’s “Opioids in the Workplace: What HR Needs to Know”
This event will provide an understanding of Connecticut’s opioids epidemic, how it affects HR, dispel typical stereotypes about addicts, the implications for FMLA, ADA, and more.
Natural Disasters and the Employment Agreement
Many are wondering what our responsibilities as employers are to our employees during a natural disaster. Cheryl Chester answers some common questions.
Follow the “EPS” Method When Faced with an Unexpected Leave of Absence
Lois Krause shares the “EPS” method to help you when an unexpected leave crops up.