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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 6 Sep 2017

Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Fluctuating Workweek Method . . . but Not for Retail Employees

The Connecticut Supreme Court's holding in Williams v. General Nutrition Centers, Inc., No. SC 19829 (August 17, 2017) is a mixed bag for Connecticut


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 5 Sep 2017

Connecticut Wage Regulations Bar Fluctuating Workweek Method in Calculating Overtime Pay for Retail Workers

State wage regulations promulgated by the Connecticut Department of Labor prohibit use of the “fluctuating work week” method of calculating overtime


McCarter & English LLP | USA | 1 Sep 2017

Connecticut Supreme Court Decision Puts Retailers at Risk for New Overtime Claims

Wage and hour lawsuits continue to hound employers, with more than 8,000 new federal class actions alleging improper payment filed in 2016 alone. Now


Murtha Cullina LLP | USA | 2 Dec 2015

Wage issues to resurface during the Connecticut 2016 legislative session

The retail and food-service industries spent the 2015 session of the CT General Assembly in the cross-hairs of a group of vocal legislators who are


Carlton Fields | USA | 28 Sep 2015

Connecticut Supreme Court delivers $35 million body blow to body shops

Auto insurers control the cost of collision repairs through the use of direct repair programs. The programs feature networks of auto body repair


Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | USA | 20 Feb 2015

Payless pays more in Connecticut FLSA settlement with store managers seeking overtime wages

Following on the increase in wage class actions, this week brings us a hefty settlement for shoe retailer, Payless Shoesource Inc. Last March, former


Venable LLP | USA | 23 Dec 2013

Retailers should be nice when charging tax on gift cards or risk coal in their stockings

On December 10th, with consumers decking the halls and swarming retail stores, the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services


Duane Morris LLP | USA | 5 Mar 2013

Superstorm Hurricane Sandy's impact upon business & retailers - bankruptcy and alternatives

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy many businesses have been negatively impacted financially throughout regions from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 23 Aug 2011

Retail detail: CT Commission on human rights and opportunities overhauls its complaint review process in hopes of speeding up investigations

Retail industry members in Connecticut are most likely familiar with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities ("CHRO"), the administrative agency responsible for enforcing the state's human rights laws that ban illegal discrimination in employment and public accommodation.


Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd | USA | 15 Aug 2011

Connecticut requires paid sick leave for service workers

Starting what may be a trend, Connecticut becomes the first state to require paid sick leave.

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