Shelton Employee Benefits Attorneys

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Connecticut's laws specifically govern the manner in which employers implement health plans and retirement pension payments. Recipients of such benefit plans can file claims using these laws. Additionally, employers in Shelton are required to perform on any benefits that may have been promised to the employee in a contract when work began.

The employer sometimes pays for benefit plans, but at times the employee must make a voluntary contribution. Additionally, some employees establish a requirement that employees work with them for a certain period of time before they are eligible for benefits. Those employers who provide medical plans for employees owe specific legal duties under Connecticut law to those they cover. They must disclose important information about the health plans, and employees are entitled to a fair process in the treatment of their claims under the plan.

What Employee Benefits are Protected by Connecticut law?

Some laws also permit employees who lost their jobs to continue receiving the health coverage they had with their prior employer while they seek new employment. Regarding pension programs, Shelton employers owe their workers specific legal duties. First, the law requires the employer to deliver any benefits that were promised within the pension program.

Second, it is the employer who must bear the risk of any investments that are made on behalf of an employee under a matched contribution plan. Shelton, Connecticut lawyers can assist an employer in creating a pension plan that complies with applicable laws. Attorneys also often help employees when difficulties arise with obtaining the benefits under a plan.

How can a Shelton, Connecticut Pension and Benefits Attorney Help?

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Life in Shelton

Beautiful Shelton, Connecticut is home to close to 39,000 residents and located in Fairfield County. Shelton was first settled in 1639 and has been growing ever since. Shelton encompasses 39 square miles and is one of the few cities in connecticut with its own sheriff department.

Tragedy struck the city in 1975 when it was the victim of the largest arson fire in American history. The city has recovered from the fire, but the city once known for being a major rubber manufacturer never had the industry revived to the same level. The city is currently undergoing a major downtown revitalization -- an effort that will unite the community.

In addition to two golf courses, Shelton also has many outdoor activities for its residents to enjoy. Shelton also has a great legal community with lawyers trained to serve their local clients in issues ranging from divorce to drafting a deed. Shelton lawyers are an important part of the growing community and trained at some of the top law schools in the country. Whether living, working, or just visiting Shelton, a good lawyer is never far away.

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