Employer Guides

The attorneys at Kainen, Escalera & McHale have spent their careers developing labor, employment and education law strategies and solutions for employers. During that time, we have also developed a number of Employer Guides to help management better understand the law.  Provided below are some examples of these guides for your review and use.  Should you wish to discuss any of the information in these guides in more detail, please don’t hesitate to contact usWe are happy to help.


Employment Law Topics

Overview of Employment Laws for Connecticut Employers
Best Practices for Beginning, Maintaining and Ending the Employment Relationship
Questions & Answers about Employee Handbooks
Best Practices for Investigating Complaints Against Employees
Overview of Wage Payment Laws
Overview of Leave Benefits for Connecticut Employees
Employment Record-Keeping & Employment Poster Requirements
Who Is An Independent Contractor
Understanding Immigration Issues in the Hiring Process
Tips on Whether to Fight or Settle & Insuring Against Employee Lawsuits
Human Resources Audit for Connecticut Employers


Labor Law Topics

Due Process Rights for Public Employees
Right to Union Representation
Interviewing Public Employees Regarding Possible Criminal Violations
Just Cause to Discipline or Discharge Unionized Employees
Best Practices for Employer Success in a Discharge Arbitration


Education Law Topics

Analysis & Overview of the Connecticut Teacher Tenure Law
Understanding & Comparing the Individuals with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Analysis & Summary of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act




The information provided in the Employer Guides is made available by Kainen, Escalera & McHale, P.C. for educational purposes only.  It is not intended to provide specific legal advice to your individual circumstances or legal questions. You acknowledge that neither your reading of, nor posting on, this site establishes an attorney-client relationship between you and our law firm, or any of our attorneys. This information should not be used as a substitute for seeking competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney in your state nor is it provided for the specific purpose of soliciting your business on any particular matter. Readers of this information should not act upon anything communicated in it without seeking professional counsel.