What Does the NFL Protesting Mean for You?
201711.04
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What Does the NFL Protesting Mean for You?

Protesting by Taking a Knee It is hard to ignore the recent news headlines of NFL players protesting during the national anthem by taking a knee, linking arms, or even skipping it entirely. What is even more difficult to overlook is President Donald Trump’s statement on September 29th 2017, in which he said it would…

Transgender: A Protected Class
201711.04
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Transgender: A Protected Class

Transgender Assistance President Donald Trumps’ tweets about transgender individuals being re-banned from the American military on July 26, 2017 sparked an uproar for the LGBTQ community. There are a lot of political forces at play with this topics, but this blog is not taking a political approach. Rather, this piece is focusing the legality of…

201701.16
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New Year, New Laws

Many new CT laws and provisions of existing laws will become effective January 1, 2017. You can find the entire list of new laws and provisions at https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/aearchives/20170101ActsEffective.asp . Included in this list are pertinent changes such as: Per Public Act Number 14-1, Connecticut’s minimum wage will be $10.10 effective January 1, 2017. This is…

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No one likes Sexual Harassment

Many of us have experienced sexual harassment or some form of harassment in the work place. Harassment comes in many forms and is recognized by the law to protect the workers of any size workplace.  You are not alone. According to a study conducted by US Merit Systems Protection Board, 44% of women and 19%…