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Small Business Anxieties Still Persist As CT's New Paid Leave Program Set To Debut Jan. 1

Publisher: Hartford Business Journal
October 18, 2021

Employment and Labor partner Glenn W. Dowd is quoted in the Hartford Business Journal article, "Small Business Anxieties Still Persist As CT's New Paid Leave Program Set To Debut Jan. 1." Dowd discusses how the law has a relatively low burden on employers.

Dowd stated, "From a business owner's perspective it's not costing them. Unless you choose to form your own private plan, you're not deciding eligibility. Employers are not happy about having another cost imposed on their workers, which makes them less competitive, but it's hard to argue that this is imposing anything on them because it comes out of employees' paychecks."

Read the full article here.


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