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Connecticut Employment Law

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Pamela J. Moore


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Connecticut Employment Law is a comprehensive handbook and a practical survey of the law governing employer-employee relations in Connecticut. Author Pamela J. Moore draws on her years of experience as a labor and employment attorneyin Hartford to explain the complexities of this all-important field of practice.

Coverage includes:
The Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, which prohibits so many forms of discrimination in employment, and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, which enforces it.

Contracts of employment express and implied.

The employment-at-will doctrine.

The prohibition against retaliatory discharge, and the duties that employers and employees owe to each other.

Connecticut's wage and hour legislation and the litigation that flows from violating the minimum-wage and overtime standards.

Privacy rights in the workplace, including a timely discussion of an employee’s right to privacy in social media and digital communications

Analysis of an employer’s right to conduct drug tests and its interaction with newly enacted legislation H.R. 5389 that authorizes the palliative use of marijuana in Connecticut.

And More…

NEW THIS EDITION

Last updated in 2014, this new edition adds new and updated sections on Employee Social Media, Interns, Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act, Defending the Trade Secrets Act, Joint Employments, Covenants Not to Compete, Confidentiality of CHRO Proceedings, Claims of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Ban the Box Legislation, Employment Status.


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  • Brand: The Connecticut Law Tribune
  • Product Type: Books
  • Edition: 0
  • ISBN: 978-1-62881-210-7
  • Pub#/SKU#: QEMP17
  • Pub Date: 10/28/2016

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  • Pamela J. Moore

Pamela J. Moore is a partner with McCarter and English in Hartford. Her practice concentrates in preventive employment counseling and training, EEO proceedings, and litigation. She represents companies of all sizes on a broad range of issues, including discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, and employment contract and handbook disputes. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School.


Chapter 1: Employment Contracts Express and Implied ..........................1

Chapter 2: Restrictions on Unfair Competition and Protection

of Trade Secrets ................................................................................41

Chapter 3: Public Policy, Whistle-blower Protection, Retaliation ............73

Chapter 4: The Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act .................99

Chapter 5: Workplace Torts ................................................................169

Chapter 6: Employee Privacy ..............................................................207

Chapter 7: Connecticut Leave Laws ....................................................235

Chapter 8: Wage and Hour Provisions ................................................293

Chapter 9: Unemployment Compensation ...........................................341

Chapter 10: Health and Safety ............................................................379

Chapter 11: Employer Insurance Obligations ......................................435

Chapter 12: Successor Liability ..........................................................455

Table of Cases.............. 461

Table of Statutes................................................. 491

Index...................... 513