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ChatGPT and Other AI Services in the Workplace: Employers Should be on Alert

Seemingly overnight, Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) has gone from the pages of science fiction to the world of science fact, permeating nearly every aspect of our lives from healthcare to online shopping. Its most recent and pervasive form is ChatGPT, a Generative AI program created by Open AI and launched in
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NLRB Finds that Broad Non-Disparagement and Confidentiality Restrictions Violate the NLRA

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a ruling in McLaren Macomb (2023) finding that broad confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in severance agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In McLaren, a hospital furloughed 11 employees and offered them each a severance agreement and general release that contained
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USCIS Issues Clarifying Guidance for Individuals Authorized to Work Under Special Student Relief Provisions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued policy guidance to clarify the validity period of employment authorization for F-1 nonimmigrant students experiencing severe economic hardship due to emergent circumstances. USCIS clarified that it can grant off-campus SSR employment authorization for the entire duration of the Federal Register notice validity
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Summary of Employment Bills Pending at the Connecticut Legislature

The Connecticut legislative session convened on January 4, 2023. We have summarized below various bills that are currently pending before the Labor and Public Employees Committee.  While some of these bills have a much better chance of passing than others, it is important to keep a pulse on proposals that
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Carmody Advises GEM Manufacturing in Sale to Core Industrial Partners

Carmody's Corporate team lead by Tom Candrick and Kevin Palumberi advised GEM Manufacturing on its sale to Core Industrial Partners, with support from Adam Brocklehurst, Johanna Bachmair, Deborah Brancato and Mark Williams. Click here to read: Private equity firm acquires Waterbury business | Hartford Business Journal

ManufactureCT Labor Law Update 2023

Feb 9, 2023 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Carmody Labor & Employment partners Stephanie Cummings and Vincent Farisello will present for the ManufactureCT 2023 Labor Law Update. Learn the newest legal requirements for managing your business and being up-to-date on the law.  Click here for more information

FMLA Compliance Workshop

A practical compliance workshop for employers and HR professionals in Connecticut Please join us for this highly interactive half-day workshop where we will “roll up our sleeves” and discuss numerous real-world scenarios in depth. Our goal is to not only provide attendees with an understanding of their basic obligations, but
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