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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

What may or may not constitute sexual harassment in the workplace can be a tricky subject.  The Connecticut Superior Court ruled on a specific provision of Connecticut’s sexual harassment law, specifically, the provision defining sexual harassment as “any conduct of a sexual nature” when “submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment.”

Labor & Employment Law – What to Consider After Losing Your Job

So you’ve lost your job.  Now what?  Depending on the circumstances, there are several legal issues to explore before moving on with your career.  Here is a basic summary of five issues to consider:

FINRA Arbitration Awards Employer Over $500,000 for Promissory Notes Accelerated by Employee’s Termination

In the Matter of the Arbitration between Claimants Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney FA Notes Holdings, LLC v. Respondent Robert W. Hathaway (2012 WL 2675417)

Sexual Harassment Under Connecticut Law

Sexual Harassment Under Connecticut Law

[WATCH VIDEO] "Get Help with Las Vegas Home Improvement Contracts"

Home improvement contracts are construction contracts for work to be done on an existing structure. As with any construction project, it is important to confirm that the contractor is properly licensed before any work begins.

Franchisor Liability for the Criminal Acts of Others

Franchise companies not responsible for criminal acts of franchisees, or third party criminals acts. Vicarious liability only when they have control over hiring and firing of employees of franchisee's.

Insurance Coverage Disputes

A look at why insurance companies deny coverage for claims

Assignability of Non-Compete Agreements Under Connecticut Law in the Event of a Merger

Neopost USA, Inc. v. McCabe, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105850

Enforcing Non-Competes Associated with Sale of Company and Goodwill

Ms. Dorothy Rogers owned a hair salon in Higganum, Connecticut called Dotties Creative Cuts and entered into an agreement to sell the company’s “assets, goodwill, and client lists” to Kim’s Hair Studio, LLC for the amount of $20,000.  This transaction essentially made Ms. Rogers a new employee of Kim’s hair Studio and as such, she was required to sign a non-compete agreement that prohibited her from offering competing services for twelve months after her termination within ten miles of 323 Saybrook Road, the primary work location of Kim’s Hair Studio.

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