As a member of the Litigation Department, Mr. Harrington devotes his time to assisting private and public employers with all aspects of the employment relationship. He regularly represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Connecticut Commission on Human Rights (CHRO), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), the Connecticut Security Review Board (Unemployment Compensation Benefits), the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Occupational Safety and Health Commission (OSHA), the Connecticut State Labor Board, the Federal and State Departments of Labor, and the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC). In addition, he regularly represents clients in arbitration and in both federal and state court. In 2010, Mr. Harrington successfully represented an employer before the Connecticut Supreme Court, in Ziotas v. Reardon Law Firm, 296 Conn. 579, regarding whether a bonus was owed to a former employee or not. In collective bargaining, Mr. Harrington often represents clients at the negotiation table and helps secure a contract that will enable the employer to achieve its objectives. Mr. Harrington has also assisted elected officials and/or candidates for elected office with various matters concerning state and federal election laws.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael Colgan Harrington