immunity http://wamc.org en Conn. bill provides immunity to security experts http://wamc.org/post/conn-bill-provides-immunity-security-experts <p>Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would provide immunity from civil liability for school security consultants.&nbsp;</p><p>The legislature's Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear public testimony today on the proposal, co-sponsored by the Senate Minority Leader, whose district includes Newtown.</p><p>Many school districts have revisited their security plans following the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:17:19 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61147 at http://wamc.org Conn. bill provides immunity to security experts VT Seeks Immunity from Workers' Overtime Lawsuit http://wamc.org/post/vt-seeks-immunity-workers-overtime-lawsuit <p>A federal judge has ruled that Vermont can try to assert it is immune from a lawsuit brought by more than 700 state employees.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>The employees, ranging from social workers to foresters, sued in 2010, saying the state was paying their regular hourly rate when they worked more than 40 hours a week, when it should have been paying time-and-a-half.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:05:52 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 42473 at http://wamc.org VT Seeks Immunity from Workers' Overtime Lawsuit