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    CT Paid Leave Act and CT FMLA: What Employers Need to Know Now (HRACC)

    Date: November 4, 2021, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
    $20Chapter Members of HRACC/ $30 Guests and Future Members
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    Do you know the difference between CT Paid Leave and CT FMLA? Join us for an overview of the CT Paid Leave Act vs. CT FMLA, the employer’s responsibilities, job-protected leave, CT Paid Leave Authority, and income replacement benefits to learn how all of these fit together. 

    As a result of this session, participants will be able to understand:

    • Differences between CT Paid Leave and CT FMLA
    • Various job-protected leave scenarios
    • Responsibility when paid leave benefits become available on January 1, 2022

    **This session will be recorded and available to paid registrants for 45 days from the date of the event.


    This program has been approved by HRCI for 1.50 Recertification Credits, and by SHRM for 1.50 Professional Development Credits.  



    Erin O’Brien Choquette
    General Counsel
    CT Paid Leave Authority 

    Prior to joining the Paid Leave Authority, Erin worked at the Department of Administrative Services for 14 years, directing the agency’s legislative and general legal functions.

    Trusted advisor to seven Commissioners of the Department of Administrative Services.

    Erin has over 20 years’ experience in handling discrimination claims before the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) and the state and federal courts as well as other employment-related causes of action, such as wrongful discharge, breach of non-solicitation agreements, and defamation.

    Co-authored the Family and Medical Leave Entitlements Manual, an extensive and detailed guide to understanding and administering federal and state family and medical leave laws.