The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021, by President Joseph Biden. The ARPA makes several important changes to the benefits first created in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). These changes become effective April 1, 2021, and employers must determine how the ARPA affects their
Tyler Bischoff is a member of the firm's School Law Practice Group, where he advises public school districts on a variety of general education, special education and labor and employment issues.
Prior to joining Shipman, Tyler served as a law clerk for the Honorable Christine E. Keller of the Connecticut Appellate Court. Prior to law school, Tyler worked as a college admissions counselor at a private university. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Bruce M. Selya of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and an intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island.
Virtual Seminar – 2020 Fall Labor and Employment Webinar Series
Join us as we take our annual fall seminar virtual! For the month of October, we will be hosting one webinar a week that will feature timely topics as well as updates on recent legislation and court decisions affecting employers.
We invite you to register for any of the complimentary CLE webinars listed below:
U.S. Supreme Court Says Federal Law Protects Gay and Transgender Employees From Workplace Discrimination
Connecticut’s anti-discrimination statutes explicitly list sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes, and therefore gay and transgender employees are protected from workplace discrimination by state law. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) does not contain such explicit protections, however, and therefore it was unclear whether federal law similarly protected…