Author: Kate Marchese

Effective October 1, 2022, several changes to Connecticut’s anti-discrimination law now provide employees with enhanced anti-discrimination protections. The scope of the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (the “CFEPA”) was expanded to apply to all Connecticut employers with at least one employee. Previously, Connecticut employers with three...

The State of Connecticut enacted legislation in 2016 to address the lack of retirement planning options available to many private sector employees. This legislation created the Connecticut Retirement Security Authority (CRSA), which implemented MyCTSavings, a state-sponsored retirement savings program for private-sector employees whose employers do not...

Effective July 1, 2021, Connecticut legalized the use of recreational cannabis for adults over the age of 21. Effective July 1, 2022, employers in Connecticut cannot discriminate against an employee or a job applicant for engaging in off-duty cannabis use. However, an employer can prohibit,...

Joshua Savey, an Associate in the Tax Group at Shearman & Sterling, began volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership in 2020. In a short time, Josh has become one of our “go to” tax volunteers, having already assisted seven nonprofits with a variety of matters ranging...