We are getting a lot of questions about medical marijuana and how it affects employees in the work place. The good news is that if you're a Connecticut resident who has a legal Medical Marijuana card, your employer cannot fire, penalize, or discriminate against you because you qualify to use palliative marijuana. If you're applying for a new job, your potential employer cannot refuse to hire you because you have a Medical Marijuana card.
With sexual assault and sexual harassment cases dominating the headlines, it's important to lay out the difference between sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace. Though the two can be found in the same instance as sexual harassment can lead to assault, there are major differences in how they are handled.
Are you an older employee who has been told you're "too slow," or you "need to catch up"? Have you been passed over for promotions that are given to younger employees even though you have more experience or seniority? Have you been terminated and feel it was due to your age? If so, you may have experienced age discrimination.