Connecticut Issues Guidance on Pregnancy Accommodation

DMEC StaffLegislative Updates

On Apr. 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) issued a Best Practices Bluepaper as guidance for employers with three or more employees facing accommodation requests from employees for pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.

Kentucky Adopts Pregnant Workers Act

DMEC StaffLegislative Updates

Governor Bevin signed Senate Bill 18, the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act. The Act amends the Kentucky Civil Rights Act (KCRA) and applies to employers with 15 or more employees within the state in each of twenty (20) or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, as well as any agent of the employer.

Compliance Memos: September 2018

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Paid Sick Leave Conflicts: Litigation vs. Ballot Box In addition to a fragmented map of municipal, county, and state paid sick leave (PSL) laws, employers now face zombie PSL laws … Read More

Compliance Makeover: Exceeding ADA Requirements

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Going “Above & Beyond”: Exceeding ADA Requirements Without Getting Burned By Francis Alvarez, JD Principal, National Coordinator of Disability, Leave & Health Management Practice Jackson Lewis PC Despite Americans with … Read More