Employee Handbooks: An Essential Workplace Protection

In the modern workplace, a well-written employee handbook is a necessity for all employers. An employee handbook allows employers to…

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Background Checks: A Guide for Employers

Employers need to be aware of the important protocols to be followed when retaining outside vendors to conduct background checks….

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Sexual Orientation Included as Civil Rights Protection

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…

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Protecting Students on Class Trips

In July of 2007, a private school student contracted tick-borne encephalitis while in China for a school sponsored trip. Subsequently,…

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Minimum Wage and Salary Threshold Increases for 2017

Minimum Wage The federal minimum wage for nonexempt employees will remain at $7.25 per hour. State and local governments, however,…

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Legal Update: 2014

December 18th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Connecticut Law, Discrimination, Minimum Wage, New Jersey Law, New York Law, Sick Leave Laws

2013 has been a busy year for legislatures in the employment law realm. The following are important changes for the…

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Connecticut Passes New Minimum Wages Increase

June 13th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Connecticut Law, Minimum Wage, Wages and Hours

On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, the Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage, which…

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Connecticut Governor Signs Nation’s First Paid Sick Leave Law

July 13th, 2011 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Connecticut Law, Discrimination, Sick Leave Laws

On July 1, 2011, Connecticut became the first state in the nation to require employers provide employees with paid sick…

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CT Minimum Wage Increases, CO Minimum Wage Decreases

February 13th, 2010 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Colorado Law, Connecticut Law, Minimum Wage, Wages and Hours

Connecticut’s minimum wage increased to $8.25 per hour as of January 1, 2010. On the other hand, as of January…

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