Over the last year, Connecticut has imposed a significant number of new obligations on employers, including laws relating to breastfeeding in the workplace, disclosure of salary ranges, and deterring age discrimination in employment applications.  This webinar will provide you with a better understanding of the legal and practical considerations of these new obligations, identify steps

Over the past year, we have all experienced many employment law changes related to COVID-19 and vaccines, workplace accommodations, FMLA, recreational marijuana, legislative updates and more. We invite you to tune in as we recap the hottest workplace topics of 2021 and provide a 2022 roadmap for what employers can expect in the coming year.

As more workplaces mandate vaccinations, employers and employees alike have experienced confusion about COVID-19 vaccine status and the HIPAA Privacy Rule (the “Privacy Rule”).  Some have mistakenly thought that HIPAA restricts disclosure in the workplace setting.  HIPAA does not and has never applied to health information employers hold about employees in human resources or personnel

As we have noted previously, the State’s new “wage range” notice law becomes effective October 1, 2021. In advance of that effective date, the Connecticut Department of Labor recently issued non-binding “guidance” on the law.

The new guidance tracks State law in many facets and thus much of it is fairly straightforward. However, a few

While many employers have been focused on pandemic-related issues this past year, there are important new Connecticut employment laws that become effective on October 1, 2021. Employers should review and, where necessary, update their existing policies and practices and train staff on these new laws.

For your convenience, we have summarized some of the laws

Foreign nationals seeking to become lawful U.S. permanent residents have long been required to submit to an immigration medical examination conducted by a designated U.S. civil surgeon in order to prove they do not have any health conditions that would make them inadmissible to the U.S. for health-related grounds.  When applying for a U.S. immigrant

Connecticut has a host of new employment laws that take effect October 1, 2021. However, one new law will add a significant layer of complexity for employers, particularly in the hiring process.

Under Connecticut’s new law, employers are prohibited from failing or refusing to provide a job applicant with the “wage range” of the position

With the Delta variant continuing to surge throughout the country, employers have begun to seriously consider mandatory vaccination policies.  On September 9th, we presented a webinar on the topic, pointers of which we will recap below. Shortly after our webinar, the Biden Administration released a COVID-19 Action Plan which combines executive orders with

With the COVID-19 Delta variant on the rise and the FDA’s recent approval of the Pfizer vaccine, employers are once again reviewing their policies and considering making vaccines mandatory in the workplace.  This complimentary webinar will provide employers with a better understanding of the legal and practical considerations of mandatory vaccine policies and address frequently

Sarah Westby will be a panelist during the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce webinar, “COVID-19 Information & Protocols.”

A panel of professionals will share the latest information on Connecticut state guidelines, mask policies, vaccine information and mobile access, and other related updates and news to help your business prepare for the coming weeks. For