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Amid growing scandals, more companies prioritize sexual harassment training

Patricia Daddona |

Training to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace often takes a back seat to other priorities, employment lawyers say, but the explosion of harassment claims against celebrities, politicians and...

Man in CT email scam convicted

Gregory Seay |

A Nigerian national has been convicted of scamming $1.6 million from U.S. firms, including at least $500,000 from a Torrington company, federal authorities say.

Court dismisses Schaghticoke property rights claim against CT

Patricia Daddona |

A Hartford Superior Court judge this week dismissed part of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation's $610 million claim against the state of Connecticut for taking its reservation land.

CT, seven states sue Trump EPA over wind-borne smog

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut has joined New York and six other states in a lawsuit against the Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure upwind states control pollution that blows into the eight downwind...

Centerplan Construction sued for falling behind on Middletown rent payments

Patricia Daddona |

Centerplan Construction Cos., the original developer of Dunkin' Donuts Park that was fired from the project by the city of Hartford after falling behind on the development schedule and going over...

UTC settles $1M false claims case involving Army helicopters

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington-based conglomerate United Technologies Corp. has agreed to pay more than $1 million to resolve false claims violations involving a company it previously indirectly owned, according to the...

Premier Limo owner facing assault charges

Matt Pilon |

Stephen DiMarco, owner and CEO of Berlin-based Premier Limousine, is facing assault charges after an alleged incident at Foxwoods Resort Casino, according to police and court records.

Mohegans' Pa. casino fined $1M for business irregularities

Patricia Daddona |

Mohegan Sun Pocono, a Wilkes-Barre, Pa. casino owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, has been fined $1 million for free slot play and vendor relationship irregularities, Pennsylvania authorities...

NFL Network, ESPN suspend stars after sexual harassment lawsuit

CNNMoney |

Accusations of sexual harassment have already rocked politics, entertainment and media. Now a raft of sports stars have been hit with similar allegations.

Opioid treatment provider to pay $884K to settle Medicaid claims allegations

Patricia Daddona |

A Connecticut opioid treatment provider and its chief executive have reached an $883,859 settlement with the state of Connecticut and the federal government to resolve allegations that the company...

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