Discrimination & Harassment

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

On June 16, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued a Notice of Interpretation titled “The Department’s Enforcement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 with Respect to Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Light of Bostock v. Clayton County.”  As anticipated, OCR makes

Employer Update: The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities has extended its deadline to May 20, 2021 for employers to complete sexual harassment prevention training for all employees, without the need to seek an extension.

Don’t wait until it’s too late – register your workforce for training today! This comprehensive, online training will protect you

Join us as we take our annual public sector seminar virtual! During the month of May, we will host a series of CLE webinars featuring timely topics as well as updates on recent legislation and court decisions affecting public sector employers.

We invite you to register for any of the complimentary webinars listed below:

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Earlier this month, the Connecticut General Assembly gave final approval to a bill that seeks to right some of these historical wrongs by making it illegal to discriminate in employment on the basis of a hairstyle related to the person’s race.  Governor Lamont recently signed the measure and the new law goes into immediate effect.

Employer Update: The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities has extended its deadline to April 19, 2021 for employers to complete sexual harassment prevention training for all employees, without the need to seek an extension.

Don’t wait until it’s too late – register your workforce for training today! This comprehensive, online training will protect you

The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities has updated its deadline for employers to complete sexual harassment prevention training for all employees. The deadline for training has been extended to February 9, 2021 for all employees without the need to seek an extension.

Don’t wait until it’s too late – register your workforce for training

Employers that continue to struggle to meet the state deadline to conduct sexual harassment prevention training have been granted another reprieve, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Recently, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities extended the Sexual Harassment Prevention Training deadline from January 1, 2021 to February 9, 2021.  This extension comes as

During the month of October, we hosted one webinar a week that featured discussions on timely topics and updates on recent legislation and court decisions affecting employers. If you were unable to attend the live webinars, they are now available to view On-Demand.

We invite you to register for any of the complimentary On-Demand CLE

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: