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    Melinda B. Kaufmann is a knowledgeable advisor who assists boards of education and employers with understanding and applying the myriad of changing laws that affect their business.  When it becomes necessary, she is a powerful ...

Disciplining Employees for Offensive Private Speech:  Connecticut Employers Must Show Workplace Disruption
Offensive Social Media
EEOC Places Further Limits on When an Employer May Require an Employee to Undergo Testing for COVID-19
Covid Test
New Laws Affecting Employers Go Into Effect October 1 – Are You Ready?
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The EEOC’s Updated Guidance Allows Employers to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations (With Some Exceptions), and Clarifies When Employers Can Provide Incentives for Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine
EEOC Issues More Guidance on the ADA and COVID-19 In the Workplace
DOL Says That Parents Who Opt Out of In-Person Learning Cannot Use Paid FFCRA Leave, But May Use the Leave for Remote Days Where a School is Using a Hybrid Model
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EEOC Makes Clear That COVID-19 Cannot be Used to Justify Discrimination Against Employees Based on Age or Other Characteristics
One Size Doesn’t Fit All: New EEOC Guidance Cautions Employers to Take an Individualized Approach in Returning ‘At-Risk’ Employees to Work in the Wake of COVID-19
COVID Back to Work
CHRO Offers Extension of Deadline for Employers to Provide Sexual Harassment Training to New Employees
Business Discussion
The EEOC Issues Yet More Guidance on the ADA Accommodations and COVID-19
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EEOC Issues More Guidance on ADA and the Coronavirus
Small And Mid-Size Businesses Should be Able to Swiftly Recover the Cost of Providing Coronavirus Related Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
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EEOC Clarifies That Employers May Temperature-Test Employees During COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID testing
How to Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act During a Pandemic
Schools Must Take Care to Follow Established Complaint Procedures When Investigating Student Complaints of Sexual Harassment Against Employees In Order to Avoid Potential Liability for Sex Discrimination
Connecticut District Court Rules That Employer Cannot Rescind Job Offer Because Of Medical Marijuana Use
Commission On Human Rights Issues Guidance On Nondiscrimination Against Veterans
Second Circuit Rules That Title VII Prohibits Discrimination On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation
When Does Work Constitute “Training” For Purposes Of Determining Whether An Intern Is Really An Employee?
Can You Fire The Needle-Phobic Pharmacist Who Refuses To Perform Immunizations?
Government Releases New Overtime Exemption Rule
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New Noncompete Restrictions Pass Connecticut General Assembly
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City of Waterbury v. Connecticut Alliance of City Police — A New Standard of Impartiality for Arbitrators in Interest Arbitrations?
What Is The Interactive Process?
Can Watching Grandchildren Entitle Employee To FMLA Leave?
When Is Someone “At Work”? Implications For Unemployment Compensation Eligibility (And Beyond)
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