BRBC BLOGS - MEMBERS & STAFF
MEMBER BLOG: Connecticut Employment Laws You Didn’t Know Existed
April 27, 2015
Rebecca Goldberg, Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C.
Connecticut Employment Laws You Didn’t Know Existed
Why Your Bi-Weekly Payroll is Probably Illegal . . . and How to Fix It
Do you pay your employees at least weekly? If you answered no, you are in good company. Bi-weekly pay (paying employees every two weeks) is probably the most common choice of pay frequency. However, a quirky feature of Connecticut’s wage payment statute makes weekly payment the default rule. For most employers, the only way to pay less frequently than once a week is to obtain permission from the Commissioner of Labor.
MEMBER BLOG: Workplace Bullying
April 20, 2015
Attorney Stuart M. Katz, Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
Workplace Bullying – Do You Have A Proactive Anti-Bullying Policy In Place?
Employers in Connecticut often feel like they are tiptoeing through a minefield of potential liabilities. Misclassification of employees, discrimination, workplace injuries, and harassment are all buzzwords that represent risks of legal exposure. Now there is a new one on the horizon – workplace bullying. Bullying is not a new concept; bullies have been roaming the planet and dominating workplaces for generations. But how does bullying impact the workplace? Can it cause legal liability for employers?
MEMBER BLOG: The Latest Scam – Filing Bogus Tax Returns in Your Name
April 13, 2015
Mike Ganino, Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala, P.C.
The Latest Scam – Filing Bogus Tax Returns in Your Name
You’ve compiled your paperwork, receipts, met with your tax preparer and reviewed every important detail. Your tax returns are completed, signed and e-filed. Whew! Done for another year, right? Wrong! The IRS or State rejects your return as a “duplicate” because either yours or your spouse’s Social Security number has already been used to file a return – and your refund has been issued...to someone else. Really? You’ve just been victimized by the latest identity theft scheme. Now what?
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