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    Connecticut FMLA and Paid Leave: Key Information Employers Need to Know (SOCT)

    Date: April 27, 2022, 10:00am – 11:00am
    $18 SOCT Members; $28 Non-Members; $15 Students, $13 In-Transition
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    On January 1, 2022, substantial changes to Connecticut’s Family and Medical Leave Act went into effect, with the law now covering almost all Connecticut employers. This webinar will provide attendees with key information that employers need to know to ensure that they are bringing their practices into compliance with the new rules implemented by the law. 
    Topics Include:
    ▪    An overview of the interaction between Connecticut Family and Medical Leave and new paid benefits provided through the State of Connecticut
    ▪   Employer responsibilities and obligations under the new law
    ▪   Employee eligibility for unpaid leave and paid benefits
    ▪   The similarities and differences between Connecticut and federal FMLA
    ▪   The interaction between Connecticut Family and Medical Leave and employer provided benefits
     Key Takeaways:
    •  Understanding employee leave entitlements and employer responsibilities under the CT FMLA in 2022
    •  Distinguishing the difference between unpaid leave and paid benefits under the CT FMLA
    •  Managing the interplay between protected leave and employer-provided benefits
    About our speaker:

    Justin Theriault is SOCT SHRM’s Director of Government and Legislative Affairs. Justin is an attorney and principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Justin practices employment law on behalf of employers in federal and state court, as well as in administrative proceedings.
    Justin is the author of The Connecticut Employment Law Manual, an annual guide published by Jackson Lewis that is intended to provide guidance to Connecticut employers on a wide variety of Connecticut employment law topics.