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  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
    - 28 days ago, 14 Apr 21, 10:03pm -
  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
    - 57 days ago, 16 Mar 21, 1:30pm -
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
    - 61 days ago, 12 Mar 21, 2:45pm -

The Employer's Lawyer

  • When Rhetoric Comes to Town
    By now, if you haven’t heard about Donald Trump’s statements on Muslims and his plan to prevent Muslims from entering the country, as well as the vehement support he is receiving from an astonishing number of people, you may be living under a roc…
    - 9 Dec 15, 7:44pm -
  • Beware the FMLA Equitable Estoppel Claim
    Imagine that your company has 40 employees, one of whom is subject to hospitalization for a medical condition and requires surgery. He is out of work for several weeks and in his absence, the company realizes that it gets along fine without him. As a…
    - 10 Nov 15, 2:23pm -
  • Don’t Bet on the Jury Verdict
    As some of those who follow me on Twitter know, I had jury duty in September. Like most people, it wasn’t something I was looking forward to (and I even tried to get out of it on the basis that no one would pick a lawyer for a jury). Well, it turn…
    - 5 Nov 15, 2:55pm -

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

  • newWill We See More Employer-Mandated Vaccinations? Yes, No and Maybe
    Judging from the calls I’ve fielded over the last few weeks, nearly every employer is thinking about the impact mass vaccinations are having on their workforce. The questions (and answers), however, are basically the same: Can we mandate vaccinat…
    - 2 days ago, 10 May 21, 12:42pm -
  • Five Things Employers Need to Know Right Now
    As post-vaccination life kicks in, the complications for employers continue to mount.  No doubt life was a lot harder on lockdown, but some individual decisions for employers were easy — just work from home. But over the last few weeks, judging…
    - 5 days ago, 7 May 21, 12:48pm -
  • “Being Ready to Work Isn’t Work” Says Court, Rejecting Class Action
    Wage and hour class actions are nothing new in Connecticut.  Over the last few years, some employers, particularly in the restaurant field, have been blindsided by the sheer number of them. Some — to be sure — have merit to them. But we’ve a…
    - 21 days ago, 21 Apr 21, 1:21pm -

FMLA Insights

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Lawffice Space

  • DOL withdraws Trump-era proposed independent contractor rule
    We've got an early contender for least surprising news of the year... DOL is withdrawing the Trump-DOL independent contractor rule. You can read all about the now-dead proposed rule in my prescient January 7, 2021 entry (okay, you didn't need a cryst…
    - 6 days ago, 6 May 21, 12:58pm -
  • Court won't seal employment law case to hide from prospective employers
    I don't usually cover District of Oregon case, but this one is pretty interesting. In Delplance v. Window Products, Inc., the plaintiff filed a lawsuit claiming that he was unlawfully terminated under the Equal Pay Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, and…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Apr 21, 12:41pm -
  • DOL publishes guidance on COBRA premium assistance under ARP
    The American Rescue Plan (ARP) includes premium assistance for people who continue their health insurance coverage via COBRA. The Department of Labor (DOL) recently published guidance on the COBRA premium subsidy. Not official use.Who's eligible? Pe…
    - 30 days ago, 12 Apr 21, 1:38pm -