At a press conference Friday, Senate Democrats announced plans to once again try to pass legislation limiting what employers can talk to their employees about during mandatory meetings – known as “captive audience” legislation. Senate
Attorney General George Jepsen
The Rhode Island Supreme Court has upheld a Superior Court decision to allow the City of Cranston to cut cost of living adjustments for city retirees, citing the city’s dire fiscal problems. In 2011, Cranston
United States District Judge J. Paul Oetken dismissed a lawsuit by Connecticut and three other states against the Donald Trump administration, the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service over its cap on
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong on Friday broke with former Attorney General George Jepsen and issued a short, three-page opinion stating one of Democratic lawmakers’ latest captive audience bills would not be preempted by national
The former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board issued a letter stating a bill pushed by union leaders and supported by a number of Democrats would be pre-empted by federal law and likely be
The Labor Committee voted to draft a committee bill to prevent employers from holding mandatory meetings with employees regarding politics, religion or union organizing, referred to as “captive audience” meetings. The legislation, which has been
Four times in the past ten years Democratic lawmakers and union officials have tried to pass a bill restricting businesses from talking to their employees about unionization efforts only to have Attorney General George Jepsen
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen on Wednesday issued a formal opinion saying a mistake in a June bond sale covenant will not impact the state’s ability to borrow over the $1.9 billion bond cap.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen issued a formal opinion today indicating a proposed “captive audience” bill being pushed heavily by state labor leaders is preempted by the National Labor Relations Act.
In a cautiously worded opinion issued Thursday, Attorney General George Jepsen said the state legislature does have the ability to change existing labor contracts but would need “substantial justification.”