July 2021

Employers Take Note: Important CT Law Changes

Two bills were recently signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont that impact Connecticut employers. The Cannabis Act essentially legalizes the recreational use of marijuana in Connecticut. Included in the legislation are certain restrictions on employers an…

May 2021

COBRA Premium Subsidy Notices under American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

As discussed in our previous post, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “Plan”) imposed various requirements on employers. Among these requirements are COBRA subsidies for employees and their covered family members who have lost their group health…

April 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies: What to Know

As COVID-19 vaccinations become more widely available, many employers would like to make vaccination mandatory for all employees, both to minimize contact tracing and employee privacy issues now burdening human resource departments– and, more importantly…

Storytelling in Litigation: A Conversation with Janelle P. Murnane

Janelle Murnane joined Hinckley Allen in October 2019 as a member of the Litigation group. She is experienced in commercial civil litigation and investigations, including securities, construction, employment, business litigation, and white collar criminal …

March 2021

What Employers Need to Know About the American Rescue Plan of 2021

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “Plan”). The historic $1.9 trillion bill contains several provisions of note for employers.The Plan extends the availability of tax credits under the Families …

February 2021

Website Accessibility: Is Your Business’s Online Presence Exposing You to Litigation Risk?

In the COVID pandemic world, businesses are increasingly reliant on digital means of communicating with their customers. It is no surprise, then, that websites have taken center stage. With the greater emphasis on websites to conduct business, it is more i…