Monthly Archives: August 2019

Has New York State Enacted a Workplace Civility Code?

The federal law known as Title VII, along with similar state laws, prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sex. Discrimination on the basis of sex can include harassment of an employee (either female or male employee, although the evidence is that sexual harassment of men is less common) by subjecting her or him…

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COVENANTS NOT TO COMPETE ARE PROHIBITED IN CONNECTICUT FOR HOME HEALTH BUSINESSES

Just as the Connecticut legislature was about to vote on the budget this spring, a small provision was dropped into the budget bill. The provision, Section 305 of Public Act 19-117, states that “any covenant not to compete is against public policy and shall be void and unenforceable.” For purposes of this provision, “covenant not…

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