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3/3/2017
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Paid Family Medical Leave in Connecticut | Is it time?

Employment law lawyer discusses medical leave, the proposed paid leave bill, and the policy reasons behind the bill.

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2/26/2016
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Whistleblower lawyer | Connecticut's whistleblower laws

Connecticut board certified civil trial attorney explains the whistleblower laws in Connecticut, and why they should be strengthened to help workers and the public.

Category: Employment Law

12/1/2015
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Employment law case in Connecticut | 5 things you must know.

Board certified trial lawyer Peter Bartinik, Jr. explains five things you must know if you are going to file an employment law case in Connecticut.

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10/6/2015
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CT whistleblower attorney | CT Court protects whistleblowers

In a new Connecticut Supreme Court decision handed down this week, the Connecticut Court made a new rule that protects Connecticut whistleblowers.

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10/2/2015
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Connecticut employment lawsuit discrimination trap explained.

Connecticut's employment laws contain a trap that will destroy any case. There is a special two years statute of limitations that is not particularly logical and easy to miss.

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8/20/2015
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Gender discrimination still exists | Connecticut | Work laws

In this blog post I comment about gender discrimination and that it was discussed in the Diane Rehms show today. The topic discuss the modern American workplace.

Category: Employment Law

9/25/2014
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Is it time for a reasonable accommodation in Workers Compensation cases in Connecticut?

There is no requirement for a reasonable accommodation in Workers Compensation cases. But it is now time to allow injured workers in Connecticut to reasonable accommodations or their work related injuries.

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7/28/2014
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Bonus pay and Connecticut's Wage law.

Connecticut's Wage Law statute that provides for double damages when an employer fails to pay wages, should also apply to cases in which an employer fails to pay a bonus.

Category: Employment Law

5/28/2014
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States consider bullying on the job protections.

Some states are considering legislation to protect workers from abusive bullying on the job. In Connecticut there are really no protections from on the job bullying at this time.

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3/28/2014
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Huge change in college sports big business as athletes union formed.

In a landmark ruling the NLRB ruled that college athletes at Northwestern football team are employees and therefore can unionize.

Category: Employment Law

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2/6/2014
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Mandatory paid sick leave in Connecticut? | No problem with me.

In Connecticut employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide some paid sick leave. This blog posts argues that some paid sick leave is a good thing.

Category: Employment Law

2/5/2014
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Learn your company's grievance process | Federal employees | Connecticut.

Employees should learn their companies grievance process well before it is needed. Most employers have grievance procedures that must be followed or the claim is at risk.

Category: Employment Law

11/1/2013
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Whistleblower in Southeastern CT | Report to governmental body or supervisor

When you make a whistleblower claim in Connecticut you will only be protected if your claim is make to the proper person. The law presently only protects to reports to a governmental body; not to a supervisor.

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10/26/2013
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Retaliation claims just got harder to bring in Southeastern, Connecticut.

Retaliation claims just got harder to bring in Southeastern, Connecticut.

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9/6/2013
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Four things to know about Medial Leave In New London, Connecticut.

Many people believe they have rights to medical leave when they don't. Here are four things you should about the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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9/3/2013
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What three key questions should you be well prepared to answer for your lawyer in your wrongful termination case in New London, Connecticut.

What are the three key question you should be prepared to answer for your wrongful termination case in New London, Connecticut.

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8/28/2013
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Four keys | Medical leave FMLA | New London, CT.

What must you have in your medical leave certification under the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act for your New London FMLA claim.

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6/20/2013
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How can I make sure that I don’t get fired from my job if I can’t work due to an injury from a car accident in Groton, Connecticut?

I can’t work due to an injury from a car accident in Groton, Connecticut?

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4/8/2013
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How to Do a Job Search and Document it Properly

Doing a job search while receiving unemployment benefits requires attention to detail, proper documentation and utilizing personal networks.

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