Besides a higher minimum wage, the last legislative session brought two new obligations that require careful compliance by every Connecticut employer of any size – the implementation of new Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training & Notice Requirements, and the launch of the state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Attorney Stuart Katz will provide an overview of the new responsibilities small business owners face and the plans that need to be made to achieve compliance and minimize risk and expense.
Stuart M. Katz is a principal of Cohen and Wolf and chair of the firm’s Litigation group. He is a member of the firm’s Employment & Labor practice group, and chairs the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion committee. Stuart represents employers of all sizes in defending discrimination and harassment suits and litigating restrictive covenant, breach of contract, business tort and wage claims. He has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment Law (Management) (2018) and for Employment Law (Individuals) (2016) by the Best Lawyers in America, for the Stamford, Connecticut metro area. He routinely provides guidance to employers and employees regarding personnel policies, handbooks and employee discipline.