Pullman & Comley, LLC

Common Sense Prevails: Arbitration Award OK’ing On-Duty Drug Usage Overturned

In the world of labor arbitration, common sense sometimes takes a holiday. Fortunately, a Superior Court judge recently overturned an arbitrator’s attempt at second guessing an employer’s response to serious misconduct…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law

Latest Developments From The Connecticut General Assembly: The Education Committee Passes More Bills

On March 18, 2015, the General Assembly’s Education Committee voted favorably on and advanced out of committee the following proposed bills..…more
| Education, Elections & Politics

Bankruptcy Beat: The Automatic Stay Does Not Preclude A Foreclosure Committee From Seeking Fees From A Non-Debtor Party In A Foreclosure Action Pending Against a Debtor

On January 5, 2015, the Honorable Albert S. Dabrowski issued a decision concerning the applicability of the automatic stay of Bankruptcy Code Section 362(a) (the “Automatic Stay”), which decision highlights and clarifies…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Cyber Law Tracker: Protecting Cyber Networks Act Introduced by House Intelligence Committee

On March 24, 2015, members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, including Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes, the Ranking Member of the Cybersecurity Subcommittee, issued statements commenting on the…more
| Elections & Politics, Privacy, Consumer Protection, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Perennial Problem of References

Most employers would be very happy to receive a frank appraisal from a prospective employee’s former employer. Yet most employers are themselves reluctant to give references concerning former employees, or any information…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Alert: Marijuana Convictions Could Be Erased Under New Ruling

The Connecticut Supreme Court has just unanimously ruled that individuals convicted of possessing less than one-half an ounce of marijuana are now entitled to petition the Superior Court to have that record of conviction erased…more
| Criminal Law

Alert: April 1 is First and Only Chance for H-1B Visas for 2015

Lottery Likely- Act Now or Be on the Sidelines until 2016 - April 1, 2015 is the first day on which an employer can petition for an H-1B visa for an employee for the upcoming fiscal year. It is also very likely to be the…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

Latest Developments From The Connecticut General Assembly: March 19 Public Hearing

On Thursday, March 19, 2015, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will conduct a public hearing on the following proposed bills..…more
| Education, Elections & Politics

Potential New Salary Minimum for Exempt Employees

The test for classifying employees as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime requirements may be briefly summarized as follows: the employee must be paid on a salary basis (i.e., receive the same base salary amount…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Innovative Payroll Practices May Not Be Legal

Connecticut law still allows employees to be paid their weekly pay in cash in pay envelopes, although this cumbersome practice has largely if not entirely given way to more modern forms of disbursement. In particular, electronic…more
| Labor & Employment Law

CT Law of the Land

AC36196 - Verrillo v. Zoning Board of Appeals - Attorneys who practice in the land-use arena know that there is often a divergence between how local Zoning Board of Appeals (“ZBAs”), comprised of lay members, view requests…more
| Civil Procedure, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Appellate Court Notes

SC18928 - Rathbun v. Health Net of the Northeast, Inc. - In Connecticut, the Department of Social Services manages the federal Medicaid act and awards contracts to Medicaid managed health care providers. The defendant had…more
| Civil Remedies, Personal Injury, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Health, Real Estate - Residential

Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: March 11 Public Hearing

As promised previously, we will be keeping you up to date with developments in the General Assembly. On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will conduct a public hearing on the following…more
| Education, Elections & Politics

Military Leave of Absence and the Obligations of Connecticut Municipal Employers

When an employee gives notice of the need to take a leave of absence for military service, there are some questions that municipal employers will reflexively ask: Do we have to permit the leave? Must the employee be paid…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Military Law

Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: March 3 and 6 Public Hearings

As promised previously, we will be keeping you up to date with developments in the General Assembly. A. On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, the General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee will conduct a public hearing…more
| Agriculture, Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law
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Bridgeport, Connecticut 06601-7006, United States

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Areas of Practice
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