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   Employee Sick Leave: ADA, CFEPA, FMLA, and Sick Leave

Presented by: Labor and Employment Law Section

 Description: A panel of seasoned attorneys will talk about employer and employee obligations with respect to sick leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, the Federal and State Family and Medical Leave Acts, and Connecticut’s new paid sick leave statute.

Seminar Code: LAD011013

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Registration at 8:30 a.m.)

Location: CBA Law Center, New Britain, CT

Event Cost: Member $145.00
  Non-member $215.00
  Law Student $75.00
Credit Hours: CLE Credit 4.0 hrs

Program Faculty
Mary E. Kelly, Livingston Adler Pulda Meiklejohn & Kelly PC, Hartford
David L. Metzger, Metzger Lazarek LLC, Hartford

Holly L. Cini, Jackson Lewis LLP, Hartford
Jennifer Devine, Connecticut Department of Labor, Wethersfield
Gary Phelan, Cohen and Wolf PC, Westport

Program Schedule
9:00 Introduction (Kelly & Metzger)
9:15 Leaves under ADA and CFEPA

  • Plaintiff’s Perspective (Phelan)
  • Defendant’s Perspective (Cini)

10:15 Break
10:25 Leaves under FMLA and CT FMLA

  • Plaintiff’s Perspective (Phelan)
  • Defendant’s Perspective (Cini)

11:25 Questions and Answers
11:40 Break
11:55 CT Paid Sick Leave: Year in Review (Lane)
12:45 Questions and Answers; Concluding Remarks

Who Should Attend
Any attorney who represents or advises employers or employees about their rights and obligations with respect to sick leave should attend this seminar.  Panelists will talk about the relationship between the various federal and state statutes, including the new set of obligations faced by some employers under Connecticut’s paid sick leave statute.   

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

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