Monthly Archives: July 2019

EMPLOYERS: DON’T OVERLOOK YOUR TITLE VII DEFENSES!

Last month the U.S. Supreme Court simultaneously resolved a long-running dispute about procedure under Title VII and sent a message to employers that it is important to pay attention and act promptly when faced with a Title VII lawsuit by a current or former employee. Title VII is the fundamental federal law prohibiting discrimination in…

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Reminder: There Must Be a Timely Response to Workers’ Compensation Claims

The workers’ compensation process is usually routine. An employee injured at the workplace receives treatment, which could range from first aid to transport to an emergency room, the employer completes a first report of injury and informs its workers’ compensation insurance carrier, and the insurance company deals with any claim filed by the employee.  But…

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The Aftermath: Developments From The 2019 Session of The Connecticut General Assembly Affecting Employers (Part Two)

In these pages, we recently wrote about the passage of several bills of great import from the recently concluded 2019 Regular Session of the Connecticut General Assembly addressing (paid) family and medical leave, sexual harassment, and remedies for employment discrimination claims, along with increasing the state’s minimum wage. The following are concise descriptions of the…

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