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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review “But For” Standard Applied by Second Circuit to Disability Discrimination Claims in Employment Context

Posted by Cindy M. Cieslak | Apr 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Cindy M. Cieslak & Rauchell Beckford-Anderson On April 20, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for certification filed by Richard Natofsky seeking clarification regarding the standard of causation in disability discrimination claims made pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities A...

Update on Government Orders and Guidance Regarding Best Practices for Employers to Protect Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Cindy M. Cieslak | Apr 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Rauchell Beckford-Anderson & Cindy M. Cieslak Over the past few weeks, there have been several orders and other guidance issued by federal and state agencies regarding best practices for employers to protect employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, which are summarized here. CDC Guidance In res...

Governor Lamont Issues Executive Order 7W Regarding COVID-19, Including Municipal Tax Relief Clarification and Unemployment Experience Ratings

Posted by Cindy M. Cieslak | Apr 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

On April 9, 2020, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 7W, which, inter alia, clarifies municipal tax relief ordered in Executive Order 7S, and relieves employers of charges to their experience accounts of contributing employers whose employees have had to file unemployment claims as a result o...

Summary of CARES Act Additions to Unemployment Benefits

Posted by Robin B. Kallor | Apr 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 27, 2020, the U.S. President signed into law the CARES Act. This legislation provides 2 trillion dollars of emergency assistance and health care response for certain individuals, families, and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The CARES Act, expands unemployment compensation...

Lamont Issues Executive Order to Require Payment of School District Personnel, Including Those Already Laid Off, Through The End of The School Year, And Requires Negotiation of Transportation and Special Education Service Contracts - Rose Kallor, Attorne

Posted by Robin B. Kallor | Apr 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 31, 2020, Governor Ned Lamont Issued an Executive Order (Executive Order 7R) requiring school districts to continue to employ or restore to employment if already laid off, and pay school staff who are directly employed by the local or regional board of education, including but not limite...

DOL Issues Opinion Letter – Aggregation of Health District With County Employees Not Necessary For Purposes of FMLA Where County Demonstrated They Are Separate and Distinct

Posted by Robin B. Kallor | Jan 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Labor recently considered the question of whether the employees of a health district in a particular county in Ohio must be aggregated for purposes of determining eligibility under the FMLA for the health district employees, and determined that the health district was a separate...

DOL Issues Opinion Letter – Parents Can Use Intermittent FMLA Leave To Attend IEP Meetings For Child With Serious Health Condition

Posted by Robin B. Kallor | Aug 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

On August 8, 2019, the United States Department of Labor issued an opinion letter (FMLA 2019-2-A) concluding that where a child has a serious health condition as defined by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which also qualifies the child to an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) pursuant t...

Michael Rose and Robin Kallor Named to 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" and Kallor Selected "2020 Lawyer of the Year," Labor Law - Management, Hartford

Posted by Robin B. Kallor | Aug 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rose Kallor, LLP is pleased to announce that Firm partners, Michael Rose and Robin Kallor, have been named to the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Michael Rose has been recognized by Best La...

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