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New Law Requires Employers to Disclose Wage Ranges to Applicants and Employees

A new law creates affirmative obligations for Connecticut employers to disclose wage ranges for positions to applicants and employees. The law goes into effect October 1, 2021 and applies to public and private employers in Connecticut, regardless of size. Under the new law, an employer must provide an applicant for employment the “wage range” for the […]

Firm Sponsors Alumni Golf Tournament for Boys & Girls Clubs

Senior Partner Michelle Laubin and the firm were proud sponsors of the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley‘s Alumni Golf Tournament. We love this organization because they’ve been providing kids with hope and opportunity for over 65 years.

Attorney Nicholas Bamonte Presents Seminar For FCBA Continuing Legal Education

Attorney Nicholas R. Bamonte spoke recently at a continuing legal education seminar for the Fairfield County Bar Association entitled “Real Estate Valuation Basics and Property Tax Assessment Appeals.” Mr. Bamonte addressed the statutory authority for tax assessments and discussed considerations from the perspective of a municipal attorney defending an appeal. The program was held on […]

DOL Issues Guidance on COBRA Subsidy Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

As discussed in our previous article, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) has presented a number of new administrative and operational challenges to employers.  As was the case with the FFCRA, the Department of Labor (DOL) has released guidance to help answer some of the questions and provide clarification in the form of COBRA-related […]

What Employers Need to Know About the American Rescue Plan Act

There is a lot for employers to unpack in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which was signed into law on March 11, 2021.  Here are some of the key provisions: Voluntary Paid Sick and Family Leave With regard to paid leave, the ARPA provides incentives for employers to voluntarily continue paid leave under the […]

Ira W. Bloom Addresses Municipal Officials at CBA Planning and Zoning Seminar

Senior Partner Ira W. Bloom was a speaker at the Connecticut Bar Association Planning and Zoning Section seminar for Municipal Officials on March 6, 2012.  Normally held at Wesleyan University, this year it was a virtual conference with over 600 attendees.  Mr. Bloom spoke on “Affordable Housing from the Municipal Perspective.”  It was his ninth […]

Berchem Moses PC Sponsors Westport Chamber Sandwich Contest

The firm is pleased to announce that it is the sole sponsor of the Westport Chamber of Commerce Best Sandwich Contest. Over 20 local restaurants have signed up as part of the contest. The public is invited to sample the restaurants and vote for the best sandwich. Westport Partner Ira Bloom recently joined a group of local and […]

CHRO Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadline Moved Yet Again

Employers who missed the February 9, 2021 deadline for Sexual Harassment Prevention Training have been given a reprieve by the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.  The agency issued a blanket extension of the training deadline until April 19, 2021. Berchem Moses PC offers virtual training options to meet your organization’s needs and can […]

Executive Order Extends Emergency Paid Sick Leave for School Employees

On February 4, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 10, extending Emergency Paid Sick Leave for employees of local and regional boards of education in Connecticut.  This extension is only applicable to boards of education and not to private-sector or other municipal employers. The Executive Order extends the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) available under the […]