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Q: Hello I worked at the same job for 13 years. I got a new boss. He thinks I told a higher up that he is looking for a new

Job. Since then he has put me on until 9pm 4 nights a week everyone else works till 9pm 2 or 3 nights a week. And he has cut my Sunday overtime hours only me. I have pictures of schedule. I don't call out am not tardy am a hard worker. I have brought this up to upper management and they told... View More

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Q: What can I do?

I am currently 16 and 3d pregnant. I received a standard doctor's note stating I cannot lift more than 15 lbs, a stool should be provided during working hours, water should be accessible, and 5-minute breaks should be given every 2 hours... My doctor considers me high-risk. My employer made a... View More

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Q: Cancelled cancer surgery due to Covid 19, shortly after laid off, now surgery is no longer covered?

Legal question. My father in-law was terminated from employment on April 17th due to Covid (or discrimination that he has cancer). He was diagnosed with prostrate cancer in the fall of 2019 and scheduled surgery on March 23 that was canceled due to covid and re-scheduled to June 12th. He is now... View More

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answered on Apr 24, 2020

Employees in Connecticut are generally considered at-will employees, which means that either the employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason or no reason. Absent a contractual or legal prohibition (i.e. a discriminatory purpose), including a collective... View More

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Q: Is there a smart honest fair employment discrimination attorney in Connecticut that has no Problem doing the right thing
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answered on Dec 20, 2019

There are many very ethical, experienced and caring employment discrimination law attorneys in Connecticut. I suggest you ask an attorney about the cases he or she has handled, and research the cases. Ask specific questions about employment law in Connecticut as it would pertain to your facts. If... View More

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Q: Can a job offer be revoked due to me being a medical marijuana patient in Connecticut (not gov't job)?

I was offered a job a few months ago (contingent upon a drug screen and background check). I am a medical marijuana patient in the state of CT (PTSD sleep issues) and this job was located instate. I received an email from HR revoking the job offer due to a "failed drug test". When I... View More

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg
answered on Oct 30, 2019

Pursuant to a recent federal district court case (Noffsinger v. SSN Niantic Operating Co. LLC,) Connecticut employees who have received approval from the state agency to use medical marijuana outside of work cannot be fired just because they test positive for marijuana during a drug screening.... View More

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Q: If a job application asks about past illnesses, whom defines past illnesses, me, or my diagnosis history?
Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts
answered on Aug 23, 2016

Your answer is perplexing, as you have not explaied why you seem to disagree with your own medical records as to diagnosis history and whether there is a valid way to dispute it.

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