Monthly Archives: October 2019


We encounter this scenario a lot: a company executive preparing contracts for key employees, or considering whether to enforce a restrictive covenant against a former employee, will sigh with resignation and say, “What’s the point? Courts won’t enforce a noncompete anyway, right?”  Or an individual, who is considering resigning from her current position and taking…

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Active Users of Illegal Drugs May Qualify for Disability Discrimination Protection Under Connecticut Law

The Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (CFEPA”) protects employees from discrimination on the basis of a present or past history of mental disability. Conn. Gen. Stat. 46a-60(a)(1).  “Mental disability”  is defined in the statute with  precision as referring to a person who has a record of or is regarded as having a mental disorder described…

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