Employment Law Alerts

Sweeping Changes to Connecticut's Sexual Harassment Laws Will Have a National Impact

Connecticut recently made several noteworthy changes to its sexual harassment laws designed to help eliminate harassment, prevent retaliation against claimants and expand protection when claims are made. Eliminate Harassment Prior to the enactment of the new law, Connecticut employers were required to post in the workplace information regarding sexual harassment and available remedies. Under the ...

Dramatic Changes to New York's Harassment Prevention Law

It is now much easier for employees in New York to assert claims of workplace harassment. In the past, in order to bring a claim of workplace harassment in New York, employees were required to demonstrate that the alleged harassment was either severe or pervasive. Employees no longer have to satisfy that burden. In addition, New York's new statute allows a prevailing plaintiff to recover punitive ...