Severance Agreement Checklist: What Employees Should Look For

Severance agreements are commonly used contracts that provide terminated employees with certain compensation, benefits, rights, and obligations. If you are about to lose your job, your employer may ask you to sign a severance agreement.  Almost always, these documents will contain a release of liability, meaning that by signing the document you...

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7 Valid Reasons You Can Get Fired in Connecticut (And 7 Reasons Why You Can’t)

Connecticut is an at-will employment state. What this means for the employee is that, in general, an employer can fire you for any reason it wants to. Of course, there are limits and exceptions to this right, and not all job terminations are legal. Stanfield Bechtel Law is an experienced Connecticut employment...

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