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Federal Court Says Connecticut Law Required Employer to Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2018

As previously chronicled in EmployNews, a small but growing number of states that have legalized medical marijuana use have recognized employees'


Enforcement of Controversial Connecticut Law Targeting Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Companies on Hold for Now
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

To the relief of motor vehicle sales finance companies active in Connecticut, Connecticut Banking Commissioner Jorge L. Perez recently issued a


Zero-Tolerance Policy Didn't Justify Refusing to Hire Medical Marijuana User in Connecticut
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

A Federal District Court in Connecticut has held an employer liable for discrimination under Connecticut state law for rescinding an offer to an


Connecticut Now Requires 24 months of Theft Mitigation Services in the Event of a Breach
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2018

Effective October 1, 2018, Connecticut has the most stringent requirement24 monthsfor free mitigation services that must be provided to those


Connecticut RFRA Is Not a Bar to a Discrimination Claim
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

In Trinity Christian Sch. v. Comm'n on Human Rights and Opportunities, 329 Conn. 684 (2018), the Supreme Court of Connecticut affirmed dismissal of


Medical Marijuana User Wins Discrimination Suit Against Prospective Employer
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

Ruling in a closely watched case, a federal court in Connecticut held that the refusal to hire a medical marijuana user because she tested positive


More buzz in Connecticut on medical marijuana in the workplace
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

A Connecticut federal court judge provided further clarification for employers concerning Connecticut's Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA). In


Connecticut Continues to Extend Protections to Employees under State Medical Marijuana Law, Rejects Federal Preemption Defense
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

A Connecticut federal court has issued another decision in the case of Noffsinger v. SSC Niantic Operating Company LLC, further expanding protections


Connecticut Court Holds That Refusing To Hire Medical Marijuana User Constitutes Employment Discrimination
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 6 2018

A federal court in Connecticut has held that refusing to hire a medical marijuana user who tested positive on a pre-employment drug test violates the


In Split Decision, Court Again Applies Castleman To Interpret the “Force Clause” of the Armed Career Criminal Act
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2018

In Villanueva v. United States, the Second Circuit held by a 2-1 vote (Newman and Leval, with Pooler dissenting) that a conviction for first degree