Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Connecticut individual taxpayers who normally commute to work in New York or Massachusetts have been instructed to work remotely from their home. As a result, this has created substantial Connecticut income tax uncertainty for these individual taxpayers and their employers.

While income is generally subject to state income tax

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

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, Peter Murphy, Julie Fay, and Dan Schwartz addressed the Connecticut Construction Industries Association on the very latest regarding Connecticut’s vaccination efforts and how employers in the building trades can prepare for and then implement best practices in ensuring a vaccinated workforce.

The presentation is one of a series of presentations

Within his first few days in office, President Biden issued a wave of executive orders aimed at protecting workers amid the pandemic. According to the White House, the core policy objective underlying each order is implementing evidence-based measures to support the workforce and protect those hit hardest by the pandemic, including communities of color and

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

As of March 19, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) temporarily relaxed the Form I-9 compliance rule requiring U.S. employers to complete Section 2 of the Form I-9 in the new hire’s physical presence.  The relaxation of the physical presence rule also applies to the re-verification

On December 27, 2020, after months of negotiations, Congress passed and the President signed The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Applications Act, a 5,593-page appropriations bill which provides several forms of stimulus related to COVID-19. Many employers are wondering what effect the new law has on the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus

This week marked a turning point in the COVID-19 Pandemic: the arrival of the first vaccines.  Now that the vaccines are finally coming (through much of 2021), employers have many questions to ask themselves and will have many questions to answer from employees. On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission started to