By ANDREW L. WIZNER
The business community is anxiously observing current activity in Congress, curious to find out whether new legislation might overhaul the H-1B visa program as part of a potential grand bargain on comprehensive immigration reform.
By JOHN F. WOYKE, ABBY M. WARREN and ROBERT G. BRODY
Employers can breathe easier; the Obama Administration announced on July 2 that the penalty and reporting provisions of the employer shared responsibility portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be delayed one year.
By DAVID R. GOLDER and JAMES LEVA
Buried at the end of the typical contract with Connecticut is the following: "Employer understands that, as Contractor, it must comply with the Service Worker Statute, Sec. 31-57f of the Connecticut General Statutes as revised."
By PETER J. MURPHY
It is not surprising that law firms are now subject to an increasing number of employment law cases brought by current or former employees.
By DAVID S. POPPICK
In two 5-4 decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court has defined new standards for who qualifies as a "supervisor" in employment workplace harassment cases, thereby changing the standard now applied in the Second Circuit.
By ROBIN B. KALLOR, CINDY A. MILLER and ALLISON L. PANNOZZO
On June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision, now requiring a heightened standard for Title VII retaliation plaintiffs to proceed to trial with their claims.