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:


Keegan Drenosky will be a speaker during the Connecticut Bar Association’s webinar, “Navigating the Workplace.”

The panel will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the employment relationship. This CLE will focus on how working from home impacts employment procedures (i.e. hiring and firing, implementation of policies), how employers are adapting to laws and guidance

With Governor Lamont changing the COVID-19 vaccination plans to an age-based rollout, employer questions surrounding reasonable accommodations remain.  Join Shipman employment lawyers Keegan Drenosky, Sheridan King and Daniel Schwartz for this complimentary 30-minute webinar answering frequently asked questions related to reasonable accommodations on the basis of religious beliefs or practice (under Title VII of the

Dan Schwartz will present the session, “Where Is Your Workspace and How Is It Working?” during the CBIA’s 2021 Human Resources Conference.

Working from home appears to be a COVID strategy with staying power, even for some workers in hands-on high-touch industries where the particular tasks lend themselves to remote work setups. Although telecommuting technology

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

As plans for a broader vaccine rollout unfold, the questions and decisions facing employers have multiplied.  Beyond the important question of whether employers can mandate vaccines, there is an equally-challenging question: should they?

Join Shipman’s cross-disciplinary panel for this complimentary webinar, in which presenters will explore: employer vaccine mandates, what information employers can seek

Julie Fay, Peter Murphy, and Dan Schwartz will be presenters during the Connecticut Construction Industries Association’s webinar, “The Next Phase: Vaccines in the Workplace and What’s Next in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” They will address frequently asked questions regarding vaccines in the workplace including:

  • Can (and should) employers mandate vaccinations for employees?
  • Regardless of

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

Jarad Lucan will present the session, “Preparing for Connecticut’s Paid Family Medical Leave Insurance Program” during the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges (CCIC) Annual Member Forum.

On June 25, 2019, Connecticut passed legislation to create a comprehensive paid family and medical leave insurance program (PFMLI Program), which becomes effective January 1, 2021. This informative presentation