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Are You Bound by On-Line Terms of Service? Equifax and Passive Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Equifax’s handling of its recent data breach has drawn significant criticism, and for good reason. Some of the criticism was aimed at three executives who …

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Middletown Law Firm Lawsuit Raises Interesting Questions

It’s not too often I get to blog about one of my favorite topics, limited liability litigation, in connection with a case involving a law …

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Can a Connecticut Business Monitor Its Employees’ Phone Calls or Internet Use?

The use of electronic communications and internet in the workplace makes it increasingly important for Connecticut employers, especially small businesses, to understand some basic laws …

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What Do Connecticut Small Businesses Have to Do After a Cyber-Attack?

Cybersecurity has become a very hot issue throughout the private and public sectors over the last few years. From the alleged hacking of the 2016 …

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Can I Sue My Partner for a Violation of CUTPA? (I Know, You’d Rather Hit Him)

Yes, of course you can, if he or she is doing some very bad things.  You see, partners get into disputes all the time. Disagreements …

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Can a Connecticut Employer Drug Test CURRENT Employees?

Yes, Connecticut employers may drug test their current employees, but not randomly unless the job is high-risk or safety sensitive.  And thank God, since one report finds …

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Must Connecticut Employers Accommodate Pregnant Workers? Yes, and Maybe Even Moreso Come October.

If Governor Malloy signs it, a new law—sHB 6668, “AN ACT CONCERNING PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE”—will alter existing protections for pregnant employees, effective on …

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Do Homemaker Companion Agency Contracts Have to Be in Writing – YES!

Wow. Just when you think our courts are becoming more business friendly, the Connecticut Supreme Court issues a decision on whether businesses can enforce oral …

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What Happens If I Don’t Use a Home Improvement Contract?

Connecticut Contractors beware, that cartoon was reality for one of your peers, and cost him a ton of money.  A recent Connecticut Supreme Court decision …

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When is an Independent Contractor Really Independent? It’s as Easy as ABC – Kinda, sorta

So many businesses rely on independent contractors to provide services to their customers. Home improvement contractors quickly come to mind. Businesses realize many benefits from …

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