Tag: pregnancy accommodations

Minimum Wage Increase On May 28, 2019, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed legislation (H.B. 5004) incrementally increasing the state’s minimum fair wage to: $11 per hour effective October 1, 2019. $12 per hour effective September 1, 2020. $13 per hour effective August 1, 2021. $14 per hour effective July 1, 2022. $15 per hour effective…

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, tests your knowledge with this Mother’s Day quiz. Happy Mother’s Day weekend! How much do you know about moms in the workplace? Take our quiz and find out! As always, the answers appear…

Pregnancy Accommodations Act On May 17, 2018, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed legislation (H.B. 3865) enacting the South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act. The act combats pregnancy discrimination, promotes public health, and ensures full and equal participation for women in the labor force by requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees for medical needs…