Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | May 11, 2012
In the weekly Fast Friday feature post, I present links to news items I’ve collected throughout the week. Most are current, others are tidbits I come across in my surfing moments that I think might be of interest.
Maryland Enacts Country’s First Social Media Password Law
Fox News guest laments ‘mistake’ of letting women vote … All [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | April 5, 2012
With the ever-growing popularity of social media sites such as Facebook and Google+, the concerns of employers over what their employees and prospective employees are posting online continues to grow. Employers in some states have considered requiring passwords for social media sites from employees and job candidates.
There is huge concern among employees and job seekers [...]
Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | November 23, 2009
I posted about the Heather Gilles case on September 29, 2009. Today’s Hartford Courant ran a piece providing more information on the case as well as additional information on domestic violence.
Read Fired Worker’s Lawsuit Puts Spotlight On Workplace Treatment Of Domestic Violence Victims.
[Source: Hartford Courant]
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Irene C. Olszewski, Esq. | September 29, 2009
Victims of domestic violence won an important victory when New London Superior Court Judge A. Susan Peck ruled that employers cannot terminate workers simply because they are victims of domestic violence. The ruling creates a new public policy exception in Connecticut’s employment-at-will doctrine, which allows employees to be fired for any reason or for [...]