Workplace violence isn’t just for the U.S. Postal Service anymore. Connecticut health care employers will now be required by law to protect their employees from office aggression.
It should come as little shock to most employers that discrimination on the basis of gender is not only a bad idea, but also illegal. But one state has now joined with more than a dozen others in adding a twist to this rule.
Currently awaiting the signature of Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, the state's new law mandating paid sick leave for most public and private employees will be the first of its kind in the nation.