September 2021

Biden Announces Action Plan on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a broad COVID-19 Action Plan entitled “Path out of the Pandemic.” Among other items, the Action Plan included two Executive Orders requiring most federal government employees and federal contractors to im…

August 2021

It Had to be Hinckley Allen: A Conversation with Thomas J. Pagliarini

Tom Pagliarini started as an associate at Hinckley Allen in 2017, but his experience with the firm actually began over a decade ago. Here he shares his unique path with the firm, what influenced his decision to focus on labor and employment law, and what …

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 …