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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...

Susan Varkey-Samuel, Executive Director of Tax Audits and Tax Counsel at Merck, has been a consistent Pro Bono Partnership volunteer since 2011. Since she began volunteering with the Partnership, Susan has worked on 14 legal matters, providing much needed corporate guidance to New Jersey nonprofits. Last...

In April 2020 and January 2022, the New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act was amended to permit nonprofit corporations to: Hold membership meetings at a designated physical location and allow members to participate by remote communication. Hold membership meetings solely by remote communication. To read more about...