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Q: Do I have a case? 2017 & 2018 both contractual step increase years. I took leave 2017 & returned 2018 & no step awarded

I am aware that the 2017 year leave of absence cost me the right to have a step increase. This was a decision I made willingly when I chose not to return to work that year. However in 2018 I did return to work and I was still denied a step increase they were two steps in two years and I didn’t... View More

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
answered on Apr 13, 2022

This depends on the specific language in your contract. You should contact a Connecticut contract attorney to review the contract regarding step increases and any potential exceptions to this rule.

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Q: In CT, are parents withdrawing a student from public school legally required to sign a “notice of intent”?
Joseph Maya
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answered on Mar 16, 2021

You provide an interesting legal question. To fully address it, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your question.

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Q: I signed a student loan for my daughter and now she does not want to pay what is my recourse. What type of lawyer do I n

What type of lawyer do I need

Christopher H. McCormick
Christopher H. McCormick
answered on Jun 21, 2017

it depends on the type of student loan what type of relief may be available to you. Most bankruptcy attorneys are able to give you helpful advice how to approach this problem.

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Q: is it ok for teachers to be asked to read ingredients for allergy students?

A teacher is being asked to read the ingredients in snacks that will be passed out to the class which has a student with severe this ok for the administration to ask?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Oct 31, 2015

Sure, I don't see why not. Would you prefer that the teacher give out snacks containing ingredients to which a student may be allergic? Or perhaps not pass out snacks at all? I believe how this is done would be generally in the discretion of the school administration.

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