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Dec
6
On November 25, 2019, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Requiring the Hands-Free Use of Mobile Telephones While Driving, taking effect ninety days after passage. This law aims to improve the road safety within the Commonwealth and reduce distracte…
Oct
25
A new federal legislation was recently proposed by United States senators Todd Young of Indiana, and Chris Murphy of Connecticut titled the Workforce Mobility Act of 2019 (the “Act”). This act is intended to limit the use of non-compete agreements…
Oct
3
The Connecticut “Time’s Up Act” became effective on October 1, 2019. This law imposes new and expanded training requirements upon employers of all sizes. The new requirements are discussed below. Employers with less than 3 employees are n…
Sep
17
Over the last several weeks, hundreds of unexplained respiratory illnesses and several deaths have been reported across the country that are believed to be related to “vaping.” “Vaping” is the use of electronic devices, sometimes called…
Jul
19
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passed away on Tuesday. Justice Stevens served on the Supreme Court for nearly thirty-five years, and over that time, he authored several landmark decisions. Among the most influential decisions authored by Steven…
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