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Police Conduct

            The Waterbury Police Department fired a police officer. It was news around the state. I have a bit of experience dealing with terminations of police officers as I have spent the last 25 years of my career representing police unions. At one time I represented the Waterbury Police…

AI Discrimination

            Have you seen this new Artificial Intelligence creation called ChatGPT? It is the latest new tech advancement that is being talked and written about all over the place. Some folks are predicting that it will be the end of education as we know it, eliminate the boundary between…

Watch Out for the Rich and Powerful

            Advances in technology always excite me. Technological advances helped my business advance and thrive after Covid threatened to shut down commercial activity three years ago. Video conferencing, cloud data storage, and electronic billing made my life more efficient and more economical too.             But with advances in technology…

What People Want out of Their Jobs

            Over the last month or so, my office has been surveying the union employees we represent to try to find out what is making them tick after the midterm elections and in the current economy. As we emerge from the lockdown days of the pandemic and into the…

Beware of the Holiday Parties

            Since the pandemic started, I have noticed, unsurprisingly, that I am receiving fewer calls from folks about sexual harassment and sex discrimination at work. With more folks working remotely, the incidents of harassment in the workplace would necessarily have to decrease.             You put people together in a…

On Division in Our Country

            Back in 2015 I came to a crossroads in my career. My employer of 18 years had consolidated its operations, and I was faced with an immediate job loss. I had two choices: I could crumble, or I could find some grit and find a way. I found…

Your Financial Protection is in Jeopardy

            Every now and then there will be a story from the media about a new scam impacting consumers. Not all of them are obvious. There is a whole industry in the financial sector that preys on poor, vulnerable, and desperate folks looking for a way out of a…

Expansion of Connecticut’s Anti-Discrimination Law

            I have written many times that Connecticut is a more favorable environment to pursue workplace discrimination claims than most other places. While all states are covered by federal anti-discrimination laws, Connecticut has its own state law – the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act – which enhances federal proscriptions…

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