Mr. Jarem regularly advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including litigation under state and federal anti-discrimination statutes in a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, the Department of Labor, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. Mr. Jarem has broad experience handling matters involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants, workplace harassment, retaliation, and a variety of other statutory and common law claims.
In addition to providing litigation support, Mr. Jarem counsels employers on issues arising at all stages of employment relationships.
Disability, Leave & Health Management
Connecticut Issues Guidance on Pregnancy Accommodation
May 1, 2019
On April 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) issued a Best Practices Bluepaper as guidance for employers with three or more employees facing accommodation requests from employees for pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.
By Russell N. Jarem and Sally Welch St. Onge
Professional Associations and Activities
•American Bar Association
•Defense Research Institute, Employment Section