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Connecticut updates its salary history inquiry and pay equity laws

On June 7, 2021, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed legislation amending the state’s existing salary history inquiry and pay equity statutes. As we discuss below, this amendment – which goes into effect on October 1, 2021 – places additional obligations on Connecticut employers and modifies the existing standard for pay equity claims in the state. … Continue Reading

Employers must face it: Face covering requirements growing across states and municipalities

As we have previously reported, several states, including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, now require employees, customers and/or the public to wear face coverings.  As we have also written about, in other states, like California, local governments are leading the way.  For example, Bay Area counties Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, … Continue Reading

Connecticut extends non-essential business restrictions and implements mandatory safe workplace rules

On Friday, April 10, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont issued an executive order extending the state’s “non-essential” business restrictions until at least May 20.  As we previously detailed, this measure applies to all businesses deemed “non-essential” under a prior executive order (and was initially scheduled to last until April 22). In addition, last week Governor Lamont … Continue Reading

Connecticut enacts expansive sexual harassment prevention measures

Connecticut has joined New York, New Jersey, and several other states in adopting measures to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Effective October 1, 2019, Connecticut employers will have a host of new training, notice, and human resources requirements with which to comply — and will now face new, substantial categories of damages for violations. … Continue Reading

Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Now Required in Connecticut

Connecticut recently became the first state to mandate that employers provide paid sick leave for service workers (the “Act”), effective January 1, 2012. The Act may indicate an emerging trend of which employers should be aware. Cities, including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Milwaukee, have already passed mandatory paid sick leave legislation in recent years, and … Continue Reading
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