Connecticut


There shall be a Labor Department. The department head shall be the Labor Commissioner, who shall be appointed by the Governor in accordance with the provisions of sections 4-5, 4-6, 4-7 and 4-8. ...



(a) The Labor Commissioner shall collect information upon the subject of labor, its relation to capital, the hours of labor, the earnings of laboring men and women and the means of...



Section 31-2c is repealed, effective October 1, 1998. ...



The Labor Commissioner is authorized to investigate the wages, hours of employment, necessary expense of living and health, so far as affected by their employment, of wage-earning persons...



(a) To assist the state in attaining maximum economic growth and technological progress while minimizing individual hardship and reducing unemployment, the Labor Commissioner shall: (1)...



Section 31-3aa is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. ...



(a) The Labor Commissioner shall appoint a job training coordinator who shall develop and implement innovative programs which will provide (1) job training for (A) workers who are needed...



On or before October 1, 1998, and annually thereafter, the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission shall submit to the Office of Policy and Management and the joint standing committees...



The Connecticut Employment and Training Commission, in cooperation with the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women and the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, shall...



The Connecticut Employment and Training Commission, in consultation with the Labor Department, the Department of Economic and Community Development and the regional workforce development...



Section 31-3e is repealed. ...



The Labor Commissioner shall create an employment training benefits voucher. Such voucher shall state that the holder of the voucher is eligible for those training and benefit...



All payments made from the Job Training Partnership Act (JPTA) in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000, are deemed to be expenditures from appropriated funds authorized by public or special...



(a) The Labor Commissioner shall provide assistance within existing resources to displaced homemakers and access to programs specific to the job training and placement needs of...



(a) In addition to the required partners identified in Section 121(b)(1) of the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998, P.L. 105-220, as from time to time amended, and subject to the...



(a) There is created, within the Office of Workforce Competitiveness established under section 4-124w, the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission. (b) The duties and responsibilities...



The Labor Commissioner, in consultation with the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission and the regional workforce development boards established pursuant to section 31-3k, shall...



(a) The members of the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission shall be appointed as specified in subsection (b) of this section. (b) (1) The commission shall consist of...



As used in sections 31-3j to 31-3r, inclusive: (1) Board means a regional work force development board established under section 31-3k; (2) Commission means the Connecticut Employment...



Not later than July 1, 1992, and annually thereafter, the Governor shall designate appropriate state agencies as agencies involved in employment and training. The department heads of each...



(a) The commissioner, in consultation with the commission, shall adopt regulations in accordance with chapter 54 to carry out the provisions of sections 31-3j to 31-3r, inclusive. The...



(a) The commission shall review and approve each annual regional plan prepared pursuant to subparagraph (E) of subdivision (2) of subsection (b) of section 31-3k. (b) The commission shall...



In any case where a board, after review, determines that a grant proposal or plan submitted to a state agency involved in employment and training is inconsistent with the board's annual...



All state employment and training programs shall be consistent with any guidelines issued by the commissioner under subsection (b) of section 31-2 and the annual plan for the coordination of...



Nothing in sections 31-3j to 31-3r, inclusive, shall be construed or administered in any manner that would conflict with the requirements of the Job Training Partnership Act or supersede...



Section 31-3s is repealed, effective July 1, 1995. ...



Within available resources, the Labor Commissioner shall establish a job training and retraining program designed specifically for unemployed persons (1) against whom an order for support...



(a) The Commissioner of Economic and Community Development may allocate the funds authorized for the purposes of this section by subsection (b) of section 32-235 to the Labor Commissioner for...



The Labor Commissioner shall give priority to applicants who have established a work environment consistent with the criteria set forth in section 32-475 in awarding financial assistance...



(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Labor Commissioner, in exercise of any duties including any duties as administrator under chapter 567, shall, within...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Administrator means the Labor Commissioner in his capacity as administrator of unemployment compensation under chapter 567; (2) Self-employment...



The administrator shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, for the administration of the self-employment assistance pilot program established pursuant to...



(a) The commissioner may appoint, as special agents, competent persons, familiar with the language of non-English-speaking laborers, who shall inform such laborers, either personally or...



Section 31-5 is repealed. ...



(a) The state of Connecticut accepts the benefits of an act of the Congress of the United States entitled An Act to Provide for the Establishment of a National Employment System and...



The orders and notices given by the Labor Commissioner under the provisions of this chapter shall be written or printed, signed by him officially, and may be served by him or any proper...



Except as provided in subsections (a) and (c) of section 4-186, any person, firm or corporation aggrieved by any order of the commissioner may appeal, in accordance with the provisions of...



There shall continue to be a Department of Factory Inspection under the management of the Labor Commissioner. Said commissioner may appoint or remove from office a Deputy Commissioner of...



To assist him in the performance of his duties, the Labor Commissioner shall appoint not more than thirty deputy inspectors. Seventeen of such deputies shall be qualified as safety inspectors...



Any owner, lessee or occupant of a factory or other building included within the provisions of this chapter or owning or controlling the use of any room in such building, who obstructs,...



Section 31-11a is repealed, provided the payment of any claim filed with the Labor Commissioner prior to April 13, 1981, for the payment of benefits pursuant to said section, for any week...


Reserved for future use. ...



Sections 31-2a and 31-2b are repealed. ...



(a) The Connecticut Employment and Training Commission within the Office of Workforce Competitiveness shall produce, within available appropriations, a report on information technology...



(a) All funds received by the state of Connecticut under the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998, P.L. 105-220, as from time to time amended, shall be deposited into the General Fund....



(a) Funds allocated to each regional workforce development board under the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998, P.L. 105-220, as from time to time amended, shall be reserved by such...



The Connecticut Employment and Training Commission established under section 31-3h is hereby recognized as the state-wide workforce development board for purposes of complying with the...



(a) The Connecticut Employment and Training Commission, in consultation with the regional workforce development boards, shall develop a single Connecticut workforce development plan that...



On or before October 15, 1999, the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission shall submit to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating...



(a) On or before January 1, 2000, the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission shall submit a single Workforce Development Plan to the Governor, which plan shall (1) be approved by...



(a) The Connecticut Employment and Training Commission shall provide each regional workforce development board with criteria for the evaluation of funded programs, including a description of...



Any education, employment or job training program or contract in existence on June 23, 1999, that is funded under the Job Training Partnership Act shall continue in effect until the...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Underemployed means an individual: (A) Working part time but seeking full-time work; or (B) working full-time but receiving wages below the poverty...



Reserved for future use. ...



Reserved for future use. ...



(a) None of the following persons under the conditions hereinafter described shall be employed in any manufacturing or mechanical establishment more than nine hours in any day or...



(a) None of the following persons under the conditions hereinafter described shall be employed in any mercantile establishment more than eight hours in any one day, or more than six days in...



With each wage payment each employer shall furnish to each employee in writing a record of hours worked, the gross earnings showing straight time and overtime as separate entries,...



On and after January 1, 1977, no employer, private, municipal or state, shall use a time card system, recording clock or other device intended to record the work time of an employee unless...



(a) No person under eighteen years of age shall be employed in any manufacturing, mechanical or mercantile establishment between the hours of ten o'clock in the evening and six o'clock in...



(a) Any person who wilfully employs, or has in his employment or under his charge, any person in violation of section 31-14 and who permits any such person to be so employed shall be fined...



No person under the age of eighteen years shall be employed by any telegraph or messenger company, in cities having a population of twenty thousand or over, to distribute, transmit or...



Section 31-17 is repealed. ...



(a) No public restaurant, cafe, dining room, barber shop, hairdressing or manicuring establishment, amusement or recreational establishment, bowling alley, shoe-shining establishment, billiard...



Sections 31-19 and 31-20 are repealed. ...



Eight hours of labor performed in any one day by any one person shall be a legal day's work unless otherwise agreed. ...



The Labor Commissioner shall examine into the employment of minors and into the observance of the regulations contained in parts I and II of this chapter and part II of chapter 558,...



(a) No minor under sixteen years of age shall be employed or permitted to work in any manufacturing, mechanical, mercantile or theatrical industry, restaurant or public dining room, or in...



Except in state vocational schools or in public schools teaching manual training, no child under sixteen years of age shall be employed or permitted to work in adjusting or assisting in...



No person under sixteen years of age shall be employed or permitted to have the care, custody, operation or management of an elevator; any person, partnership or corporation violating...




Sections 31-26 and 31-27 are repealed. ...




(a) Each person who operates or intends to operate in this state any manufacturing or mechanical establishment which has not been registered with the Labor Commissioner or included by him in...



No person, except a member of the immediate family residing in a dwelling house, tenement house, rooming house, apartment house or other residential building, and no firm, partnership...



Any person, other than a member of the immediate family residing therein, who, or firm, partnership or corporation which, engages in the manufacture of any products, or parts thereof, in...



Manufacturing and mechanical establishments may furnish materials to be manufactured in whole or in part by home workers, if such establishments are located within the state and subject...



Any person who, or firm, partnership or corporation which, violates any provision of sections 31-29 to 31-31, inclusive, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars for each...



(a) The following terms, as used in this section, shall have the meanings hereinafter specified, unless the context indicates otherwise. (1) Person means an individual, a corporation, a...



Section 31-34 is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. ...



Section 31-35 is repealed. ...



The commissioner shall have authority by order to that effect to require the proprietor of any foundry in which ten or more persons are employed, situated in a locality where there is such...



Section 31-37 is repealed. ...



Any person, firm or corporation employing twenty-five or more laborers on a tobacco plantation, which fails to provide adequate toilet accommodations for such employees, so arranged as to...



Each railroad company, as that term is defined in section 16-1, shall provide for its employees employed in, at or near depots, terminals, passenger yards, coach yards, freight yards,...



The commissioner or his deputies shall inquire into the compliance with the provisions of section 31-38a and the regulations promulgated thereunder, shall make at least one inspection each...



Section 31-39 is repealed. ...



Except as otherwise provided by law, the person in active charge of any establishment or work place coming under the jurisdiction of the Labor Commissioner shall forward by mail to...



Each physician having knowledge of any person whom he believes to be suffering from poisoning from lead, phosphorus, arsenic, brass, wood alcohol or mercury or their compounds, or from anthrax...



(a) Each employer shall, when required by the Labor Commissioner, at his own expense, provide lung function tests to each of his employees who, in the course of his employment, comes into...



(a) Any employee or representative of employees who believes that there is a violation by the employer of such employee of any provisions of section 31-40c may request an inspection by filing...



(a) If, upon inspection or investigation of a complaint, the Labor Commissioner or his authorized representative believes that an employer has violated any requirements of section 31-40c,...



(a) Any employer who has received a citation for a violation of the requirements of section 31-40c may be assessed a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for each such...



Upon offering employment to a prospective employee, each employer shall inform the prospective employee of any chemicals, toxic substances, radioactive materials or any other substances which...



No employer, including the state or any political subdivision thereof, shall condition the employment, transfer or promotion of any individual on the sterilization of such individual. ...



If an employer has violated any of the provisions of section 31-40h, any individual aggrieved by such violation may bring a civil action for judicial enforcement of such provisions in...



As used in sections 31-40j to 31-40p, inclusive: (1) Person means one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts,...



(a) Each employer shall post a sign, at a location readily available for viewing by employees, which informs the employees that they have the right to information from their employer...



(a) Each employer shall provide information on the toxic substances which he uses or produces in the manufacture of any item, product or material, or which he uses or produces for purposes...



(a) Any person who supplies any toxic substance to an employer shall provide the following information to the employer: (1) The generic or basic chemical name of the toxic substance; (2)...



When an employer or an employer's supplier claims that revealing the identity of a toxic substance, pursuant to the requirements of sections 31-40j to 31-40p, inclusive, would constitute...



(a) No employer shall discharge, or cause to be discharged, or in any manner discriminate against any employee who exercises the rights afforded to him pursuant to the provisions of...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Person means one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts, legal representatives or...



On or before April 1, 1988, the Labor Commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, which establish the procedures and requirements for the granting...



(a) No employer or agent of any employer shall require, as a condition of employment, that any employee or prospective employee refrain from smoking or using tobacco products outside the...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Person means one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts, legal representatives or...



Not later than July 1, 1994, the Labor Commissioner, in consultation with the Commissioner of Public Health shall issue guidelines establishing standards for the use of video display terminals...



(a) In order to promote health and safety in places of employment in this state, each employer of twenty-five or more employees in this state, including the state and any political subdivision...



Section 31-41 is repealed. ...



Each person, firm or corporation engaged in weaving shall furnish suitable appliances to permit the threading of shuttles without the necessity of the operator putting any thread into his...



A public laundry shall be regarded as a manufacturing establishment within the provisions of the statutes. No laundry work shall be done in any public laundry in a room used as a sleeping...



Each owner, lessee or occupant of a factory or other building included within the provisions of this chapter, or owning or controlling the use of any room in such building, shall, for...



Section 31-45 is repealed. ...



The Labor Commissioner may promulgate and enforce regulations concerning adequate protection for those individuals who are employed in occupations where injuries to the foot present a...


 

Sections 31-46 and 31-46a are repealed. ...



Any agent of a firm or corporation and every other person who maintains or has charge of any structure used as a boarding house or place of abode for laborers employed by such person, firm...



Any agent of a corporation, or other person employing laborers, who charges or exacts for articles or merchandise sold to such laborers a greater sum than is a reasonable price therefor in...



(a) As used in this section, professional strikebreaker means any person who has been employed anywhere two or more times in the same craft or industry in place of employees involved in...



(a) For purposes of this section, employer means the owner or owners in the case of an unincorporated business, the partners in the case of a partnership, the officers in the case of...



No employer, except the state or any political subdivision thereof, or employee organization involved in a labor dispute shall hire any member of a municipal police department in the town...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Employer means any person, firm or corporation, including the state and any political subdivision of the state which has employees; (2) Employee means...



It shall be the duty of the master to exercise reasonable care to provide for his servant a reasonably safe place in which to work, reasonably safe appliances and instrumentalities for his...



The commissioner shall enforce the provisions of part I of this chapter and sections 31-23 to 31-49, inclusive, by giving proper orders or notices to the persons or corporations owning,...



Any person, or any officer or agent of any corporation, company, firm, or the state or any political subdivision thereof, who blacklists any employee, mechanic or laborer, or publishes or...



When used in sections 31-51a to 31-51e, inclusive, apprentice means a person employed under a written agreement to work at and learn a specific trade; apprentice agreement means a...



No provision of any collective bargaining agreement may contravene or supersede any provision of sections 31-51t to 31-51aa, inclusive, so as to infringe the privacy rights of any employee. ...


(a) Funds from the Individual Development Account Reserve Fund shall be used to provide grants to community-based organizations that are operating certified state IDA programs for the purpose...


The Governor shall appoint twelve members to the Connecticut State Apprenticeship Council, each of whom shall have some association with apprentice training. Four shall be representative...


Notwithstanding any other provision of the general statutes, funds deposited into, held in, credited to, or withdrawn from an individual development account for a purpose consistent with...


The council may adopt recommendations for minimum standards of apprenticeship and for related and supplementary instruction, encourage registration and approval of apprentice agreements...


Sections 31-51cc to 31-51gg, inclusive, are repealed, effective January 1, 1997. ...



The Labor Commissioner, with the advice and guidance of the council, shall formulate work training standards which will ensure necessary safeguards for the welfare of apprentices and a full...



To assist in the administration of sections 31-51a to 31-51d, inclusive, there shall continue to be maintained in the Labor Department a program of apprentice training. The Labor Commissioner...



The Labor Department and the Department of Education are authorized to participate in the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962, as amended, by providing from funds appropriated...



(a) For the purposes of this section polygraph means any mechanical or electrical instrument or device of any type used or allegedly used to examine, test or question individuals for...



Section 31-51h is repealed. ...



No employer may request or require reimbursement from an employee for any loss or shortage incurred in the course of the employer's business as a result of any wrongdoing on the part of...



(a) No person shall be required to work for seven and one-half or more consecutive hours without a period of at least thirty consecutive minutes for a meal. Such period shall be given at...



All collective bargaining clauses which, in the judgment of the federal or state contracting agency administering the contract, preclude, prohibit or in any way discourage employers or groups...



(a) For purposes of this section: (1) Emergency means a situation in which a member of the employee's family or a person designated by the employee in accordance with section 1-56r has...



(a) No employer shall knowingly employ an alien who is not entitled to lawful residence in the United States. (b) Violation of the provisions of this section shall be punishable by a fine of...



As used in sections 31-51kk to 31-51qq, inclusive: (1) Eligible employee means an employee who has been employed (A) for at least twelve months by the employer with respect to whom leave...



Any person employed by a private employer which employs more than twenty-five persons, or by a municipality in which there is no ordinance or charter provision to the contrary, who leaves...



(a) Subject to section 31-51mm, an eligible employee shall be entitled to a total of sixteen workweeks of leave during any twenty-four-month period, such twenty-four-month period to begin...



(a) As used in this section and section 31-278: (1) Person means one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts,...



When used in this section and section 31-51o: (1) Covered establishment means any industrial, commercial or business facility which employs, or has employed at any time in the...



(a) Any eligible employee who takes leave under section 31-51ll for the intended purpose of the leave shall be entitled on return from such leave (1) to be restored by the employer to...



(a) Whenever a relocation or closing of a covered establishment occurs, the employer of the covered establishment shall pay in full for the continuation of existing group health insurance,...



Records and documents relating to medical certifications, recertifications or medical histories of employees or employees' family members, created for purposes of sections 5-248a and 31-51kk...



(a) All employers subject to the provisions of chapter 567 employing twenty-five or more employees shall, at the request of a health care center, include in any health benefits plan offered...



(a) (1) It shall be a violation of sections 5-248a and 31-51kk to 31-51qq, inclusive, for any employer to interfere with, restrain or deny the exercise of, or the attempt to exercise, any...



Any employer, including the state and any instrumentality or political subdivision thereof, who subjects any employee to discipline or discharge on account of the exercise by such employee...



On or before January 1, 1997, the Labor Commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to establish procedures and guidelines necessary to implement...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Employer means any person engaged in business who has twenty-six or more employees, including the state and any political subdivision thereof. (2)...



Reserved for future use. ...



At least thirty days prior to the intended date of sale of any business in this state which (1) employs twenty-five or more employees and (2) has retirees from such employment who are...



For the purposes of sections 31-51t to 31-51aa, inclusive: (1) Employee means any individual currently employed or formerly employed and currently being rehired by the same employer...



(a) No employer may determine an employee's eligibility for promotion, additional compensation, transfer, termination, disciplinary or other adverse personnel action solely on the basis of...



No employer may require a prospective employee to submit to a urinalysis drug test as part of the application procedure for employment with such employer unless (1) the prospective employee...



(a) No employer or employer representative, agent or designee engaged in a urinalysis drug testing program shall directly observe an employee or prospective employee in the process of...



(a) No employer may require an employee to submit to a urinalysis drug test unless the employer has reasonable suspicion that the employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol...



(a) Nothing in sections 31-51t to 31-51aa, inclusive, shall prevent an employer from conducting medical screenings, with the express written consent of the employees, to monitor exposure to...



(a) Any aggrieved person may enforce the provisions of sections 31-51t to 31-51aa, inclusive, by means of a civil action. Any employer, laboratory or medical facility that violates any...


 

The department shall evaluate the Connecticut IDA Initiative for each fiscal year ending June thirtieth. Based on such evaluation, the department shall provide a comprehensive report on...


Nothing in sections 31-51ww to 31-51ddd, inclusive, shall preclude a community-based organization or other entity from establishing an individual development account program and...



Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 31-51ww to 31-51eee, inclusive, any restrictions on funding expenditures required under any state or federal law shall apply. ...



As used in this section and sections 31-51xx to 31-51eee, inclusive: (1) Account holder means a participant in a certified state IDA program; (2) Department means the Labor Department;...



(a) There is hereby established the Connecticut IDA Initiative. The initiative shall be administered by the department. The initiative shall provide eligible individuals as provided in...



(a) An individual who has earned income, and who is a member of a household whose adjusted gross income is not in excess of eighty per cent of the area median household income for the area...



All amounts appropriated by the state for the Connecticut IDA Initiative shall be deposited in the Individual Development Account Reserve Fund, which shall be administered by the department....



(a) In the employment of mechanics, laborers and workmen in the construction, remodeling or repairing of any public building, by the state or any of its agents or by persons...



(a) In the employment of mechanics, laborers or workmen in connection with any public works project, including, but not limited to, construction, remodeling or repairing of any public...



The provisions of sections 31-52 and 31-52a shall not apply where the state or any subdivision thereof may suffer the loss of revenue granted or to be granted from any agency or department of...



(a) The State Comptroller or the contracting authority acting pursuant to section 31-53 is hereby authorized and directed to pay to mechanics, laborers and workmen from any accrued...



The Labor Commissioner shall hold a hearing at any required time to determine the prevailing rate of wages upon any highway contract within any specified area on an hourly basis and the amount...



Every contractor or subcontractor performing work for the state subject to the provisions of section 31-53 or 31-54 shall post the prevailing wages as determined by the Labor Commissioner...



Each contractor that is awarded a contract on or after October 1, 2002, for (1) the construction of a state highway or bridge that falls under the provisions of section 31-54, or (2)...



Each contract entered into by the Commissioner of Transportation for the construction, alteration or repair of a state bridge shall contain a provision to the effect that no person shall...



Each contract entered into by the Commissioner of Public Works for the construction, alteration or repair of any public works project shall contain a provision to the effect that no person...



The Labor Commissioner shall, not later than June thirtieth of each year, distribute a list to all departments of the state giving the names of persons or firms that have been found in...



No contract shall be awarded by the state or any of its political subdivisions to any person or firm or any firm, corporation, partnership or association in which such persons or firms have...



(a) As used in this section, the term contractor shall mean any person, firm or corporation which has contracted or seeks to contract with the state, or to participate in such a contract,...



(a) As used in this section, the term contractor shall mean any person, firm or corporation which has contracted or seeks to contract with the state, or to participate in such a contract,...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Commercial enterprise means any form of commercial conduct or a particular commercial transaction or act, including the operation of a casino, which relates...



(a) As used in this section: (1) Required employer means any provider of food, building, property or equipment services or maintenance listed in this subdivision whose rate of reimbursement...



(a)(1) Awarding authority means any person, including a contractor or subcontractor, who awards or otherwise enters into a contract to perform food and beverage services at...



As used in this part: (a) Commissioner means the Labor Commissioner; (b) Wage board means a board created as provided in section 31-61; (c) Fair wage means a wage fairly and...



Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (j) of section 31-58, minors between the ages of sixteen and eighteen years who are employees of the state or any political subdivision thereof...



The commissioner or any authorized representative of the commissioner shall have authority: (a) To investigate and ascertain the wages of persons employed in any occupation in the state; (b)...



(a) A report from a wage board shall be submitted to the commissioner, who shall, within fifteen days, accept or reject such report. If the report is rejected, the commissioner shall resubmit...



Any person in interest in any occupation for which any administrative regulation or a minimum fair wage order has been issued under the provisions of this part who is aggrieved by such...



At any time after a minimum fair wage order has been in effect for six months or more, the commissioner may, on his own motion, and shall, on petition of fifty or more residents of the...



The commissioner may, from time to time, propose such modification of or additions to any administrative regulations included in any order of the commissioner, without reference to a wage...



Each employer subject to the provisions of this part, unless exempted by regulation issued by the commissioner or as hereinafter provided, shall keep at the place of employment for a period...



The commissioner may cause to be issued, to any person whose earning capacity is impaired by age or physical or mental deficiency or injury, a special license authorizing employment at such...



(a) If any employee is paid by his employer less than the minimum fair wage or overtime wage to which he is entitled under sections 31-58, 31-59 and 31-60 or by virtue of a minimum fair...



The Labor Commissioner may act as agent for or in cooperation with the federal government in the enforcement of this chapter, and as requested by the federal government to aid and assist in...



(a) In the performance of his duties under part III of chapter 557 and this chapter, the Labor Commissioner may enter into reciprocal agreements with the Labor Department or corresponding...



(a) Any employer or his agent, or the officer or agent of any corporation, who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has served or is about...



In addition to the penalties provided in chapter 557, this chapter and chapter 568, any employer, officer, agent or other person who violates any provision of chapter 557, this chapter...



(a) An employer shall not discharge, discipline, penalize or in any manner discriminate against any employee because the employee has filed a claim or instituted or caused to be instituted...



Any person who or corporation which withholds any part of the wages of any person, because of any agreement expressed or implied requiring notice before leaving the employment, shall be fined...



Section 31-71 is repealed. ...



Whenever used in sections 31-71a to 31-71i, inclusive: (1) Employer includes any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, corporation, the administrator or executor...



(a) Except as otherwise provided in section 12-34b, each employer, by himself, his agent or representative, shall pay weekly all moneys due each employee on a regular pay day, designated...



(a) Whenever an employee voluntarily terminates his employment, the employer shall pay the employee's wages in full not later than the next regular pay day, as designated under section...



No employer may withhold or divert any portion of an employee's wages unless (1) the employer is required or empowered to do so by state or federal law, or (2) the employer has...



Each employer shall: (1) Advise his employees in writing, at the time of hiring, of the rate of remuneration, hours of employment and wage payment schedules, and (2) make available to...



Any employer or any officer or agent of an employer or any other person authorized by an employer to pay wages who violates any provision of this part may be: (1) Fined not less than two...



The commissioner is authorized to issue regulations for the establishment of procedures for carrying out the provisions of sections 31-71a to 31-71i, inclusive. ...



The commissioner may, upon application, waive the provisions of section 31-71b with respect to any particular week or weeks, and may also, upon application, permit any employer, subject to...



(a) When used in this section, refund of wages means: (1) The return by an employee to his employer or to any agent of his employer of any sum of money actually paid or owed to the employee...



No employer of labor or any person acting for him shall make a discount or deduction from the wages of any person employed by him, when the wages of the employee or any part thereof are paid...



Whenever an employee is eligible to receive both vacation pay and his regular wage payment on the same pay day, his employer shall compute federal social security and withholding taxes from...



No employer shall discriminate in the amount of compensation paid to any employee solely on the basis of sex. Any difference in pay based on sex shall be deemed a discrimination within...



The Labor Commissioner shall carry out the provisions of section 31-75 either upon complaint or upon his own motion. For this purpose, the commissioner, or his authorized representative,...



(a) On receipt of a complaint for nonpayment of wages or a violation of the provisions of subsection (g) of section 31-288, the Labor Commissioner, the director of minimum wage and...



As used in sections 31-76b to 31-76j, inclusive: (1) The regular rate at which an employee is employed shall be deemed to include all remuneration for employment paid to, or on behalf of,...



No employer, except as otherwise provided herein, shall employ any of his employees for a workweek longer than forty hours, unless such employee receives remuneration for his employment in...



Section 31-76d is repealed. ...



No employer shall be deemed to have violated section 31-76c by employing any employee for a workweek in excess of the maximum workweek applicable to such employee if such employee is...



No employer shall be deemed to have violated section 31-76c by employing any employee for a workweek in excess of the maximum workweek applicable to such employee if, pursuant to an agreement...



Extra compensation paid as described in subparagraphs (E), (F) and (G) of subdivision (1) of section 31-76b shall be creditable toward overtime compensation payable pursuant to sections 31-76b...



No employer engaged in the operation of a hospital shall be deemed to have violated section 31-76c if, pursuant to an agreement or understanding arrived at between the employer and the...



The provisions of sections 31-76b to 31-76j, inclusive, shall not apply with respect to (a) any driver or helper, excluding drivers or helpers employed by exempt employers, with respect to...



All wage orders and administrative regulations in effect on July 1, 1967, based upon a workweek other than the workweek herein established are amended consistent with sections 31-76b to...



If an employer policy or collective bargaining agreement provides for the payment of accrued fringe benefits upon termination, including but not limited to paid vacations, holidays, sick days...



The Labor Commissioner shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 to implement the provisions of section 31-76i. ...



Notwithstanding any other provisions of the general statutes, if the Labor Commissioner imposes a fine or civil penalty under the provisions of section 31-15, 31-16, 31-18, 31-23, 31-24,...



As used in this section, labor organization means any organization or association or any agency or employee representation committee or plan which exists for the purpose, in whole or part,...



(a) Payments to employee welfare funds, as defined in subsection (h) of section 31-53, which are past due under the terms of a written contract or rules and regulations adopted by the trustees...



(a) Whenever any contribution is made by an employer to a pension fund for the benefit of a member of a labor union of licensed electricians and apprentices as defined in section 20-330,...



Any person, and any agent or officer of any corporation, who coerces or compels, or attempts to coerce or compel, any laborer, mechanic or other employee in the employ of such person...



In any election held by a local labor organization for the purpose of election of officers, election of trustees or ratification of the terms of a collective bargaining agreement, voting shall...



Sections 31-78 to 31-89, inclusive, are repealed. ...



Whenever conditions warrant, the Labor Commissioner or the chairman of the board shall request the Governor to appoint, and the governor shall have authority to appoint, one or more...



(a) Each public member of the Board of Mediation and Arbitration, including alternates, shall be sworn once at the beginning of his term of office (1) to support the Constitution of the...



In the performance of the duties of conciliation, mediation or arbitration, the board shall be represented by a panel of three of its members, except that, in arbitration, a single public...



Section 31-94 is repealed. ...



Said board, or any member thereof, may enter any establishment in which a strike or lockout exists in order to examine payrolls and other records and to inspect conditions affecting the...



The Labor Commissioner, with the advice and approval of said board, shall appoint at least five mediators to act for it in making investigations and adjusting labor disputes. Each such...



Section 31-97a is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. ...



(a) The panel, or its single member if sitting in accordance with section 31-93, may, in its discretion and with the consent of the parties, issue an oral decision immediately upon conclusion...



Whenever a strike or lockout occurs or is seriously threatened and it comes to the knowledge of the board, a panel of said board, as directed by its chairman, shall proceed as soon as...



Said board shall, as provided in section 4-60, make a report to the Governor and shall include therein statements of such facts and explanations as will disclose the actual doings of the...



When used in this chapter: (1) Agent means the representative of the board who handles all investigations of complaints and violations of this chapter; (2) Board means the labor...



(a) There shall continue to be in the Labor Department the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations, which shall be composed of three members. On or before June first in the odd-numbered...



(a) The board shall, on or before July 1, 1973, and quadrennially thereafter, appoint an agent, who shall be the representative of the board, for a term of four years at an annual salary to...



Employees shall have the right of self-organization, to form, join or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choice and to engage in...



It shall be an unfair labor practice for an employer: (1) To spy upon or keep under surveillance, whether directly or through agents or any other person, any activities of employees or...



(a) Representatives designated or selected for the purposes of collective bargaining by the majority of the employees in a unit appropriate for such purposes or by the majority of the...



(a) The board is empowered and directed to prevent any unfair labor practices. When a complaint has been made to the board that any employer has engaged in or is engaging in an unfair...



Any party who wishes to have a transcript of the proceedings before the labor relations board shall apply therefor. The parties may agree on the sharing of the costs of the transcript but, in...



For the purpose of hearings before the board, the board shall have power to administer oaths and affirmations and to issue subpoenas requiring the attendance of witnesses. In case of contumacy...



(a) The board may petition the superior court for the judicial district wherein the unfair labor practice in question occurred or wherein any person charged with the unfair labor practice...



Subject to regulations to be made by the board, the complaints, orders and testimony relating to a proceeding instituted under section 31-107 may be available for inspection or copying....



Any person who wilfully resists, prevents or interferes with any member of the board or the agent in the performance of duties pursuant to this chapter, or who interferes with the free...



No employees of an employer licensed by the Department of Public Health under section 19a-490, or their representatives, or any other persons shall engage in or induce or encourage, or attempt...



(a) As used in this section, grievance means any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the interpretation, application or breach of the provisions of an existing...



When used in this chapter, except sections 31-120 and 31-121: (a) A case shall be held to involve or to grow out of a labor dispute when the case involves persons who are engaged in the...



No court shall have jurisdiction to issue any restraining order or temporary or permanent injunction in any case involving or growing out of any labor dispute to prohibit any person or...



No officer or member of any association or organization, and no association or organization participating or interested in a labor dispute, shall be held responsible or liable in any court...



No court shall have jurisdiction to issue a temporary or permanent injunction in any case involving or growing out of a labor dispute, except after hearing the testimony of witnesses in...



No restraining order or temporary or permanent injunction shall be granted in a case involving or growing out of a labor dispute, except on the basis of a finding of facts made and filed by...



No temporary injunction shall be made permanent unless the plaintiff alleges and proves that he has notified the labor commissioner in writing of his willingness to submit such labor dispute...



When any court or a judge thereof issues or denies a temporary injunction in a case involving or growing out of a labor dispute and either party is aggrieved by the decision of the court or...



Any person charged with contempt of court shall have the same right of admission to bail that is accorded to persons accused of crime and a reasonable time to make a defense, provided the...



No person shall engage in picketing before or about the home or residence of any individual unless such home or residence is adjacent to or in the same building or on the same premises in...



No employer of labor shall, by himself or by his agent, solicit persons to replace employees, or fill the positions made vacant as the result of a strike, lockout or other labor dispute, by...



In the event of a strike, work stoppage or lockout involving employees of a health care institution licensed by the Department of Public Health under sections 19a-490 to 19a-503, inclusive,...



                31-122 and 31-123.

            Transferred to Chapter 814c, Secs. 46a-51 and 46a-52, respectively. ...

Section 31-123a is repealed. ...



Transferred to Chapter 814c, Sec. 46a-57. ...


Transferred to Chapter 814c, Secs. 46a-54 and 46a-55, respectively. ...



Transferred to Chapter 814c, Sec. 46a-60. ...



Transferred to Chapter 814c, Sec. 46a-62. ...


Sections 31-126b to 31-126e, inclusive, are repealed. ...


Transferred to Chapter 814c, Sec. 46a-82. ...



Transferred to Chapter 814c, Sec. 46a-89. ...



Transferred to Chapter 814c, Sec. 46a-95. LexisNexis (TM) Notes: Go


As used in this chapter: (1) Employee means any individual currently employed or formerly employed by an employer and includes individuals in managerial positions; (2) Employer means...



Each employer shall, within a reasonable time after receipt of a written request from an employee, permit such employee to inspect his personnel file if such a file exists. Such inspection...



Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as a requirement that an employee or his physician be permitted to remove his personnel file or medical records or any part of such file or records...



If upon inspection of his personnel file or medical records an employee disagrees with any of the information contained in such file or records, removal or correction of such information may...



No individually identifiable information contained in the personnel file or medical records of any employee shall be disclosed by an employer to any person or entity not employed by or...



Each employer shall, within a reasonable time after receipt of a written request from an employee, provide such employee with a copy of all or part of his personnel file or provide...



No employer shall be required to permit an inspection of any employee's personnel file or medical records on more than two occasions in any calendar year. ...



(a) No state employee shall be required to disclose any information or records concerning or confirming the employee's voluntary participation in an employee assistance program sponsored...



As used in this chapter: (a) Person includes persons or a company, society, association, limited liability company or corporation; (b) Employment agency includes the business of procuring...



(a) No person shall open, keep or carry on any employment agency unless he procures a license from the Labor Commissioner authorizing the licensee to open, keep or carry on such agency at...



(a) If an applicant does not obtain or accept a situation or employment through the agency of a licensed person, such licensed person shall not be entitled to collect a fee from such...



(a) No licensed person shall impose any fee for registration or exact a fee from any applicant except for employment obtained directly through the effort of such agency. (b) No person...



(a) Every licensed person shall keep a register for at least one year in which shall be entered the date of the application for employment and the name and address of every applicant from whom...



(a) The commissioner may cancel or suspend the license of any person when it appears to his satisfaction, upon hearing, that such person has been convicted in a state or federal court of...



       

chapter 564  PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AND INFORMATION AGENCIES  

        Sections 31-132 and 31-133 are repealed. ...

 

No person or corporation, nor any agent or attorney thereof, nor any association of persons or corporations, shall maintain, subscribe to, belong to or support any bureau or agency conducted...



(a) No employment agency, directly or indirectly, shall accept applications from persons outside the state of Connecticut, or procure or offer to procure employment, as domestic or...


Section 31-135 is repealed. ...



The Labor Commissioner shall carry on a continuing program to promote the employment of handicapped persons by creating state-wide interest in the rehabilitation and employment of the...



The Labor Commissioner is authorized to receive any gifts, grants or donations made for any of the purposes of any program under this chapter and to disburse and administer the same in...



Sections 31-139 to 31-221, inclusive, are repealed. ...



As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (a) (1) Employment, subject to the other provisions of this subsection, means: (A) Any service, including service...



Section 31-222a is repealed. ...


  • chapter to employers.
  • 31-223. Application of chapter to employers.

(a) Nonvoluntary liability. Every employer who was subject to this chapter immediately prior to January 1, 1980, shall continue to be so subject. An employer not previously subject to...


Section 31-224 is repealed. ...



(a) Each contributing employer who is subject to this chapter shall pay to the administrator contributions, which shall not be deducted or deductible from wages, at a rate which is...



(a) As used in this chapter, qualified employer means each employer subject to this chapter whose experience record has been chargeable with benefits for at least one full experience year,...



Sections 31-225b to 31-226, inclusive, are repealed. ...


(a) No employer shall discharge, discipline, penalize or in any manner discriminate against any employee because the employee has filed a claim or instituted or caused to be instituted...



(a) Benefits shall be payable only to individuals who are unemployed and are eligible for benefits. Benefits shall be payable only out of the Unemployment Compensation Fund. (b) All...



An eligible individual who is totally unemployed throughout a week, which shall be, at the discretion of the administrator, either a calendar week or a payroll week of seven consecutive days...



An eligible individual who is partially unemployed throughout a week, which shall be, at the discretion of the administrator, either a calendar week or a payroll week of seven consecutive days...



(a) An individual's benefit year shall commence with the beginning of the week with respect to which the individual has filed a valid initiating claim and shall continue through the Saturday...



Section 31-231 is repealed. ...



(a) For a construction worker identified pursuant to regulations adopted in accordance with subsection (c) of this section, the total unemployment benefit rate for the individual's benefit...



Except as provided in sections 31-232a to 31-232k, inclusive, no individual shall receive benefits for unemployment occurring during his benefit year commencing after September 30, 1967,...



Section 31-232 is repealed. ...



When an extended benefit period is in effect as provided in section 31-232b, each person who, prior to the expiration of his current benefit year, has received the maximum amount of benefits...



As used in subsection (d) of section 31-222 and sections 31-231b, 31-232a to 31-232k, inclusive, 31-236(a)(8) and 31-250, unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (a) (1) Extended...



Except when the result would be inconsistent with the other provisions of subsection (d) of section 31-222 and sections 31-231b, 31-232a to 31-232k, inclusive, 31-236(a)(8) and 31-250,...



An individual shall be eligible to receive extended benefits with respect to any week of unemployment in his eligibility period only if the administrator finds that with respect to such week:...



The weekly extended benefit amount payable to an individual for a week of total unemployment in his eligibility period shall be an amount equal to the weekly basic or augmented benefit...



(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the total extended benefit amount payable to any eligible individual with respect to his applicable benefit year shall be...



(a) Whenever an extended benefit period is to become effective or is to be terminated in this state, the administrator shall make an appropriate public announcement. (b) Computations required...



No individual shall receive both extended benefits and additional benefits during or in respect to the same week. An individual may become eligible to receive additional benefits under...



In the administration of the provisions of subsection (d) of section 31-222 and sections 31-231b, 31-232a to 31-232k, inclusive, 31-236(a)(8) and 31-250, which are enacted to conform with...



Benefits payable under sections 31-232b to 31-232h, inclusive, and section 31-232k shall be payable out of the Unemployment Compensation Fund. ...



(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, an individual shall not be eligible for extended benefits for any week if (1) extended benefits are payable for such week pursuant to...



(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 31-232c, for weeks of unemployment beginning after March 31, 1981, an individual shall be ineligible for payment of extended benefits for any week...



Obsolete. ...



(a) An unemployed individual shall be eligible to receive benefits with respect to any week only if it has been found that (1) he has made claim for benefits in accordance with the provisions...



Section 31-235a is repealed. ...



(a) An individual shall be ineligible for benefits: (1) If the administrator finds that the individual has failed without sufficient cause either to apply for available, suitable work...



Notwithstanding any provision contained in section 31-236, no apprentice duly registered as such with the state who is unemployed due to a labor dispute between his employer and journeymen...



(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions in this chapter, an otherwise eligible individual shall not be denied benefits for any week because he is in training with the approval of...



Section 31-236c is repealed. ...



Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, an otherwise eligible individual shall not be denied unemployment compensation benefits for any week because he is in training approved...



(a) For any claim filed on or after July 1, 1986, the determination of a claimant's eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits shall be based solely on the provisions of this chapter...



The administrator, as defined in section 31-232b, in consultation with the advisory board established pursuant to section 31-250a, shall develop and implement a procedure or program to...



(a) There shall continue to be in the Labor Department a division, to be known as the Employment Security Division, which shall be administered by a full-time, salaried, executive director,...



As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (a) Board means the Employment Security Board of Review; (b) Appeals division means the Employment Security...



There shall be an appeals division which shall constitute the employment security administrative appellate system. The referee section shall be subject to the board's administrative...



(a) The board shall consist of three members appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be designated by the Governor as chairman of the board of review. Notwithstanding the provisions...



(a) The chairman of the board shall be the executive head of the appeals division. He may delegate to any person employed in the appeals division such authority as he deems reasonable and...



(a) The members of the board, the chief referee and the referees of the state shall each be paid from the Employment Security Administration Fund a salary to be determined by the Commissioner...



No member of the board shall participate in the hearing or disposition of any appeal in which such member has any direct or indirect interest. Challenge to the interest of any member of the...



The board shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, concerning the rules of procedure for the hearing and disposition of appeals under the provisions of...



The appeals division shall have access to all records of the Employment Security Division necessary to the performance of the duties assigned to the board and the referees under this chapter. ...



(a) The referees shall promptly hear and decide appeals from the decisions of the administrator of this chapter, or his designee, appeals from all other determinations made pursuant to...



The board shall annually prepare a budget request covering the necessary administrative costs of the appeals division for the next ensuing year. Upon approval by the administrator such...



Section 31-239 is repealed. ...



Claims for benefits shall be made, in accordance with such regulations as the administrator may prescribe, at the public employment bureau or branch most easily accessible either from...



(a) The administrator, or a deputy or representative designated by him and hereinafter referred to as an examiner, shall promptly examine the initiating claim and, on the basis of the facts...



Unless such appeal is withdrawn, a referee shall promptly hear the claim, de novo, and render a decision thereon. Unless he has waived the notice or agreed to a shorter period of time, notice,...



The manner in which disputed claims shall be presented and the reports thereon required from the claimant and from employers shall be in accordance with regulations prescribed by...



The conduct of hearings and appeals, including notice thereof, shall be in accordance with rules of procedure prescribed by the board in regulations adopted pursuant to section 31-237g. No...



In the discharge of the duties imposed by this chapter, the administrator, the examiners, the referees, the hearing officials designated pursuant to subsection (b) of section 31-237d...



In case of contumacy by any person, or his refusal to obey a subpoena issued to him under section 31-245, any court of this state within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on...



Subject to the approval of the administrator or chairman of the board, witnesses before the administrator, the referee or the board appearing pursuant to the provisions of section 31-245 shall...



At any time before the referee's decision has become final within the periods of time prescribed in section 31-248 or at any time during the pendency of a proceeding before a referee, the...



At any time before the referee's decision has become final within the periods of limitation prescribed in section 31-248, any party including the administrator, may appeal therefrom to the...



(a) Any decision of the board, in the absence of a timely filed appeal from a party aggrieved thereby or a timely filed motion to reopen, vacate, set aside or modify such decision from a...



At any time before the board's decision has become final, any party, including the administrator, may appeal to the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford or for the...



The administrator shall be deemed to be a party to any proceeding under this chapter before a referee, the board or any reviewing court. The board shall have the right to intervene as a party...



No referee or member of the board shall appear for or on behalf of himself or any party before any other referee or before the board. No referee or member of the board shall appear in any...



Every decision of a referee, or the board shall be in writing and delivered in person or by mail to the parties concerned immediately following its rendition. The decision shall contain a...



(a) Final decisions of the board shall be binding in all subsequent proceedings involving similar questions. Final decisions of referees and the principles of law declared in their support...



(a) In proceedings conducted pursuant to this chapter, the Employment Security Board of Review or any employment security appeals referee may admit into evidence any decision resulting...



On or before January 1, 1988, the Employment Security Board of Review shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, which establish a definition of good cause...



(a) In administering this chapter, the administrator may adopt such regulations, employ such persons, make such expenditures, require such reports, make such investigations and take such...



(a) There is established an advisory board to advise the administrator on matters concerning policy for and the operation of the Employment Security Division. The advisory board shall consist...



With the approval of the Commissioner of Administrative Services, the administrator shall cause to be printed for distribution to the public the text of this chapter, the administrator's...



The administrator may delegate to any person duly employed such authority as he deems reasonable and proper for the effective administration of his duties. ...



(a) Each employer, whether or not otherwise subject to this chapter, shall keep accurate records of employment as defined in subsection (a) of section 31-222, containing such information as...



(a) The Labor Department shall, on a quarterly basis, furnish to the national directory of new hires extracts of the wage and claim information contained in the records required and maintained...



(a) The administrator is authorized to enter into agreements with the proper agencies under the laws of other states and of the United States to provide reciprocal treatment to individuals...



The administrator is authorized to apply for such advances to the account of the state of Connecticut in the Unemployment Trust Fund to which it may be entitled in accordance with the...



Any person who has drawn benefits under this chapter who subsequently receives compensation for temporary disability under a workers' compensation law with respect to the same period for which...



(a) Establishment. There is created in the State Treasury a special segregated fund to be known as the Employment Security Administration Fund. Said fund shall consist of all moneys...



The Treasurer shall, on request filed in writing by the administrator, withdraw from the Unemployment Trust Fund and deposit in the Employment Security Administration Fund amounts not to...



(a) There is created in the State Treasury a special segregated fund to be known as the Unemployment Compensation Fund. Said fund shall consist of all contributions and moneys paid into...



All contributions made in accordance with this chapter and all other moneys payable into this fund, upon receipt thereof by the administrator, shall be paid to the State Treasurer, who...



The provisions of sections 31-261, 31-262 and 31-263 to the extent that they relate to the Unemployment Trust Fund shall be operative only as long as said Unemployment Trust Fund continues...



(a) Unless the context requires a different meaning, the term bonds or revenue bonds under this section and sections 3-21a, 31-222, 31-225a, 31-231a, 31-232b, 31-232d, 31-232f,...



(a) The State Bond Commission may authorize the issuance of revenue bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts necessary or estimated to be necessary as an advance to...



Contributions unpaid on the date on which they are due and payable in accordance with the provisions of this chapter shall bear interest for each month or fraction thereof after such date...



If, after notice, any employer fails to make any payment of contributions or interest thereon, the amount due, with interest thereon pursuant to section 31-265, shall be collectible by any...



When a tax warrant issued pursuant to the authority contained in section 31-266 has been returned unsatisfied either in whole or in part, and the amount collectible from the employer...



The administrator, upon the advice of the Attorney General, may abate any contributions due under this chapter which have been found by him to be uncollectible. ...



In the event of any distribution of an employer's assets pursuant to an order of any court under the laws of this state, including any receivership, assignment for benefit of...



On or before October 1, 1977, the administrator shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 providing that if, through error and without fraudulent intent, more...



If more or less than the correct amount of contributions imposed has been paid with respect to employment during any period and if such overpayment or underpayment cannot be or is not...



If an employer fails to file a report for the purpose of determining the amount of contributions due under this chapter, or if such report when filed is incorrect or insufficient and the...



For the purpose of determining whether an employer is subject to this chapter or whether the reports filed by him are correct or sufficient or for the purpose of determining the amount...



(a) Any person who, through error, has received any sum as benefits under this chapter while any condition for the receipt of benefits imposed by this chapter was not fulfilled in his case,...



(a) The General Assembly reserves the right to amend or repeal all or any part of this chapter at any time, and no vested private right shall prevent such amendment or repeal. All of the...


Sections 31-274a to 31-274f, inclusive, are repealed. ...



To encourage cooperation between this state and other states in the enforcement of the unemployment insurance law of each state and to further coordinate the nation-wide system of...



(a) Subject to the availability of federal funds, the Labor Department shall publish on a monthly basis the following information concerning all recipients of unemployment compensation...



(a) As used in this section, administrator means the Labor Commissioner in his capacity as administrator of unemployment compensation under this chapter. (b) Notwithstanding any provision...





As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise provides: (1) Arising out of and in the course of his employment means an accidental injury happening to an employee or an...



Sections 31-275a and 31-275b are repealed. ...


The officer of a fraternal corporation who receives a salary of less than one hundred dollars per year shall not be considered an employee under section 31-275. ...



The workers' compensation commissioners and the Workers' Compensation Commission are transferred to the Labor Department for administrative purposes only. ...



(a) Each commissioner shall, during his first year of service as a commissioner, receive an annual salary of six thousand dollars less than the highest step level of a Superior Court...



Each commissioner shall, for the purposes of this chapter, have power to summon and examine under oath such witnesses, and may direct the production of, and examine or cause to be produced...



(a) The chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, specifying the minimum information to be contained in a...



The chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission shall prepare, publish and distribute an illustrated booklet explaining, in informal and readily understandable language, employee...



Section 31-279b is repealed. ...



(a) There shall continue to be a chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission selected by the Governor as provided in section 31-276. The chairman may not hear any matter arising under...



(a) There shall be an Advisory Board of the Workers' Compensation Commission to advise the chairman on matters concerning policy for and the operation of the commission. The advisory board...



(a) There shall be a Compensation Review Board within the Workers' Compensation Commission. The chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission shall serve as chief of the Compensation...



Section 31-281 is repealed. ...



If any compensation commissioner dies before the final settlement of any matter in which he had been acting in his official capacity, his successor in office may continue such matter to...



Any compensation commissioner, in the state service as such commissioner twenty or more years in the aggregate, who leaves such service because of failure of reappointment, or because...



(a) The Workers' Compensation Commission shall provide rehabilitation programs for employees suffering compensable injuries within the provisions of this chapter, which injuries disabled...



Sections 31-283b and 31-283c are repealed. ...



Any compensation commissioner holding such office on July 1, 1971, may elect to be included within the provisions of sections 51-49, 51-50, 51-50a and 51-50b or to continue to be subject to...



(a) A Statistical Division shall be established within the Workers' Compensation Commission. The division shall compile and maintain statistics concerning occupational injuries and...



The Workers' Compensation Commission shall provide, in convenient locations throughout the state, education services to employees concerning the prevention of occupational diseases and...



Section 31-283h is repealed. ...




(a) An employer who complies with the requirements of subsection (b) of this section shall not be liable for any action for damages on account of personal injury sustained by an employee...



(a) In order to maintain, as nearly as possible, the income of employees who suffer employment-related injuries, any employer who provides accident and health insurance or life insurance...



Any employee eligible to receive or receiving workers' compensation may file a complaint alleging violation of the provisions of section 31-284b with the workers' compensation commissioner....



With the approval of the state Insurance Commissioner, any employer may enter into an agreement with his employees to provide a system of compensation, benefit and insurance in lieu of...



Any employer who has complied with the provisions of section 31-285 by entering into an agreement with his employees to provide a system of compensation, benefit and insurance in lieu of...



(a) Notwithstanding any provision of any general statute, special act, charter or ordinance, neither the state, or its agents, nor any political subdivision of the state, or its agents, may...



(a) Prior to issuing a building permit pursuant to section 29-263 to any person other than a sole proprietor or property owner unless such sole proprietor or property owner is acting as a...



No policy of insurance against liability under this chapter, except as provided in section 31-284, shall be made unless the same covers the entire liability of the employer thereunder...



(a) If an employer wilfully fails to conform to any other provision of this chapter, he shall be fined not more than two hundred fifty dollars for each such failure. (b) Whenever (1) through...



Violations under section 31-284 and subsection (a) of section 31-288 shall be prosecuted in the appropriate court. Any fines or penalties collected under the provisions of sections 31-284...



(a) If any civil penalty imposed pursuant to any provision of this chapter is not paid within ninety days of its imposition by a workers' compensation commissioner, or within ninety days of...



Whenever an employer wilfully fails to comply with the requirements of this chapter, the Attorney General may bring a civil action in the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford...



No contract, expressed or implied, no rule, regulation or other device shall in any manner relieve any employer, in whole or in part, of any obligation created by this chapter, except as...



Section 31-290b is repealed. ...



(a) Any person or his representative who makes or attempts to make any claim for benefits, receives or attempts to receive benefits, prevents or attempts to prevent the receipt of benefits...



(a) There shall be a workers' compensation fraud unit within the office of the Chief State's Attorney in the Division of Criminal Justice. The unit, under the supervision of the Chief...



When any principal employer procures any work to be done wholly or in part for him by a contractor, or through him by a subcontractor, and the work so procured to be done is a part or process...



On or before July 1, 1996, the rating organization licensed pursuant to section 38a-672 shall file with the Insurance Commissioner a method of computing workers' compensation premiums which...



When the services of a worker are temporarily lent or let on hire to another person by the person with whom the worker has entered into a contract of service, the latter shall, for the...



(a) When any injury for which compensation is payable under the provisions of this chapter has been sustained under circumstances creating in a person other than an employer who has complied...



If an employee or, in case of his death, his dependent has a right to benefits or compensation under this chapter on account of injury or death from injury caused by the negligence or wrong of...



Section 31-294 is repealed. ...



Any recipient of benefits under the Workers' Compensation Act shall be eligible to receive the services of a podiatrist to the same extent that such person is eligible to receive the services...



Any employee who has sustained an injury in the course of his employment shall immediately report the injury to his employer, or some person representing his employer. If the employee fails...



(a)(1) The employer, as soon as the employer has knowledge of an injury, shall provide a competent physician or surgeon to attend the injured employee and, in addition, shall furnish any...



(a) At his option, the injured employee may refuse the medical and surgical aid or hospital and nursing service provided by his employer and obtain the same at his own expense. (b) If it...



(a) An injured employee shall submit himself to examination by a reputable practicing physician or surgeon, at any time while claiming or receiving compensation, upon the reasonable request...



Whenever the Commissioner of Administrative Services receives a notice of claim for compensation from an employee of the state pursuant to subsection (a) of section 31-294c, the Commissioner...



(a) No compensation shall be payable for total or partial incapacity under the provisions of this chapter on account of any injury which does not incapacitate the injured employee for a period...



If an employer and an injured employee, or in case of fatal injury his legal representative or dependent, at a date not earlier than the expiration of the waiting period, reach an agreement...



No employer shall discontinue or reduce payment on account of total or partial incapacity under any oral agreement or in any case where the employer's acceptance of compensability has...



If an employer and his injured employee, or his legal representative, as the case may be, fail to reach an agreement in regard to compensation under the provisions of this chapter, either...



In any informal hearing held by the commissioner or chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission in regard to compensation under the provisions of this chapter, any recommendations made...



Both parties may appear at any hearing, either in person or by attorney or other accredited representative, and no formal pleadings shall be required, beyond any informal notices that...



(a) A medical panel shall be established for use in solving controverted medical issues in claims for workers' compensation due to occupational lung disease. The American College of...



At any hearing before a compensation commissioner no written statement, and no oral statement taken by means of tape recorder or any mechanical, electrical or electronic device, concerning...



(a) Where an employer contests the compensability of an employee's claim for compensation, proof of payment made under a group health, medical or hospitalization plan or policy shall not be...



If an employee suffers an injury or disease for which compensation is found by the commissioner to be payable according to the provisions of this chapter, the employer who last employed...



As soon as may be after the conclusion of any hearing, but no later than one hundred twenty days after such conclusion, the commissioner shall send to each party a written copy of...



Any decision of the Compensation Review Board, in the absence of an appeal therefrom, shall become final after a period of twenty days has expired from the issuance of notice of the rendition...



(a) No costs shall be taxed in favor of either party on any such appeal either in the Compensation Review Board or in the Appellate Court, and no party shall be liable to pay any fees or costs...



The Compensation Review Board and each member thereof shall have the same power in summoning and examining witnesses and in requiring production of evidence as is vested in each...



Compensation payable under this chapter shall be paid at the particular times in the week and in the manner the commissioner may order, and shall be paid directly to the persons entitled...



Payments agreed to under a voluntary agreement shall commence on or before the tenth day from the date of agreement. Payments due under an award shall commence on or before the tenth day from...



Any judge of the Superior Court may order that the original of any approved agreement between an employer and an injured employee as to compensation, filed in the office of any clerk of...



Section 31-305 is repealed. ...



(a) Compensation shall be paid to dependents on account of death resulting from an accident arising out of and in the course of employment or from an occupational disease as follows: (1)...



Notwithstanding any contrary provision in section 31-306, any compensation due on behalf of any presumptive dependent child under the provisions of said section, which child has been committed...



(a) Not later than thirty days after the date an employer or insurer discontinues paying weekly disability benefits to an injured employee under the provisions of this chapter due to the death...



(a) If any injury for which compensation is provided under the provisions of this chapter results in total incapacity to work, the injured employee shall be paid a weekly compensation equal...



(a) The weekly compensation rate of each employee entitled to receive compensation under section 31-307 as a result of an injury sustained on or after October 1, 1969, and before July 1,...



If any employee who receives compensation under section 31-307 returns to work after recovery from his injury and subsequently suffers total or partial incapacity caused by a relapse from...



Any person who received compensation for total incapacity under a workers' compensation agreement or award effected prior to October 1, 1953, shall receive such compensation as was authorized...



(a) In addition to the compensation benefits provided by section 31-308 for specific loss of a member or use of the function of a member of the body, or any personal injury covered by...



Section 31-308b is repealed. ...



(a) Except as provided in section 31-307, the weekly compensation received by an injured employee under the provisions of this chapter shall in no case be more than one hundred per cent,...



(a) For the purposes of this chapter, the average weekly wage shall be ascertained by dividing the total wages received by the injured employee from the employer in whose service he is...



(a) For purposes of compensation the average weekly wage of a supernumerary policeman shall be construed to be the average weekly earnings of production and related workers in manufacturing...



For the purposes of this chapter, in the case of an occupational disease the average weekly wage shall be calculated as of the date of total or partial incapacity to work. However, in the case...



Each employer subject to the provisions of this chapter shall be liable for the payment of damages accidentally sustained by an employee in the course of his employment to artificial legs,...



(a) An employee receiving medical attention under the provisions of this chapter and required to be absent from work for medical treatment, examination, laboratory tests, x-rays or...



(a) (1) Where an employee has suffered a compensable injury which disables him from performing his customary or most recent work, his employer at the time of such injury shall transfer him...



In fixing the amount of any compensation under this chapter, due allowance shall be made for any sum which the employer has paid to any injured employee or to his dependents on account of...



Any award of, or voluntary agreement concerning, compensation made under the provisions of this chapter or any transfer of liability for a claim to the Second Injury Fund under the provisions...



Section 31-317 is repealed. ...



When any employee affected by the provisions of this chapter or any person entitled to compensation thereunder is a minor or mentally incompetent, his parent or duly appointed guardian may,...



Section 31-319 is repealed. ...



All sums due for compensation under the provisions of this chapter shall be exempt from attachment and execution and shall be nonassignable before and after award. The rights of...



Unless otherwise specifically provided, or unless the circumstances of the case or the rules of the commission direct otherwise, any notice required under this chapter to be served upon...



Section 31-322 is repealed. ...



When any person presents in writing to the commissioner a claim for compensation, either for injury sustained by himself arising out of and in the course of his employment or for injury...



When, in any case arising under the provisions of this chapter, the Compensation Review Board is of the opinion that the decision involves principles of law which are not free from...



Section 31-325 is repealed, effective June 29, 1995. ...



Whenever the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission finds that any insurance company or association insuring the liability of an employer under the provisions of this chapter...



(a) Whenever any fees or expenses are, under the provisions of this chapter, to be paid by the employer or insurer and not by the employee, the commissioner may make an award directly in favor...



With the approval of the Insurance Commissioner, employers who are subject to this chapter and are bound to pay compensation to their employees thereunder may associate themselves, in...



Before giving his approval, the Insurance Commissioner may require the incorporators of any such association to include in their proposed certificate of incorporation such lawful provisions...



Membership in such associations shall be limited to employers as defined in this chapter, and each association shall have power, by appropriate bylaws, to provide for the admission,...



Except as herein otherwise provided, such associations shall be subject to the same regulation and control as is or may be imposed by law upon other corporations or associations taking...



No policies shall be issued by any such association until members in such numbers and with such numbers of employees as the Insurance Commissioner may decide will give a fair diffusion of...



The affairs of all associations incorporated under this chapter shall be managed by such officers and directors as may be chosen in manner prescribed by the bylaws of the association; but...



Each association shall have power to prescribe and enforce reasonable rules for safety regulations on the premises of its members, and for that purpose its inspectors shall have free access...



If an association is not possessed of funds sufficient for the payment of incurred losses and expenses, it shall make an assessment for the amount needed to pay such losses and expenses upon...



The funds of each association shall be invested by the directors in the same classes of securities and in the same manner in which funds of domestic life insurance companies are by law...



Each association shall have power to determine the premiums, contingent liabilities, assessments, penalties and dividends of its members, and to enforce or administer the same without...



From any decision or order of the Insurance Commissioner affecting any association, such association shall have the right of appeal to the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford. ...



Whenever any employer of labor as defined in this chapter insures his liability under this chapter with any company authorized to transact a compensation insurance business in this state,...



When a claim for compensation by any such injured employee or the dependent of an injured employee of an employer who has insured his liability as aforesaid does not result in a...



In any such hearing, the commissioner having jurisdiction may make his award directly against such employer, insurer or both, except that, when there is doubt as to the respective liability...



As between any such injured employee or his dependent and the insurer, every such contract of insurance shall be conclusively presumed to cover the entire liability of the insured, and...



No statement in an application for a policy of compensation insurance shall vitiate such policy as between the insurer and the insured, unless such statement is false and materially...



There is established a fund to be known as the Workers' Compensation Administration Fund. The fund may contain any moneys required by law to be deposited in the fund and shall be held by...



Each insurer issuing workers' compensation and employers' liability insurance may issue such coverage with deductibles in accordance with plans filed with and approved by the...



Each insurer which writes liability or compensation policies shall include in the annual statement required by law a schedule of its experience thereunder in such form as the...



Every insurance company writing compensation insurance or its duly appointed agent shall report in writing or by other means to the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission, in...



(a) On or before July 1, 1993, each insurer writing workers' compensation insurance in this state, either individually or through a rating organization licensed pursuant to section 38a-672...



(a) The fact that an employee has suffered a previous disability, shall not preclude him from compensation for a second injury, nor preclude compensation for death resulting from the...



Any investigator in the investigations unit of the office of the State Treasurer, when investigating Second Injury Fund claims which may violate the requirements of this chapter and...



(a) Any employee who has suffered a compensable injury under the provisions of this chapter, and who is receiving benefits for such injury from the Second Injury Fund pursuant to the...



(a) The custodian of the Second Injury Fund and an insurer or self-insured employer seeking to transfer a claim to the fund shall submit all controverted issues regarding the existence of...



Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 4a-19 and 4a-20 to the contrary, the Treasurer may solicit proposals from any firm engaged in the business of workers' compensation medical...



There shall be an advisory board for the Second Injury Fund to advise the custodian of the Second Injury Fund on matters concerning administration, operation, claim handling and finances of...



On or before July 1, 1996, and annually thereafter, the Treasurer shall submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a report on the financial condition of the Second Injury Fund. Such...



On or before January 1, 1996, the State Treasurer, in consultation with the Insurance Commissioner, shall adopt regulations regarding the method of assessing all employers for the liabilities...



All transfers of claims to the Second Injury Fund with a date of injury prior to July 1, 1995, shall be effected no later than July 1, 1999. All claims not transferred to the Second Injury...



Any employer or any private insurance carrier or interlocal risk management agency acting on behalf of an employer that is aggrieved by a decision of the State Treasurer or the State...


Sections 31-350 and 31-351 are repealed. ...



The provisions of section 31-293 shall apply to any payments from the Second Injury Fund and the Treasurer is authorized to bring an action, or join in an action as provided by said section,...



If the Treasurer and an injured employee, or his legal representative, reach an agreement in regard to compensation payable under section 31-349, such agreement shall be submitted in writing...



(a) There shall be a fund to be known as the Second Injury Fund. Each employer, other than the state, shall, within thirty days after notice given by the State Treasurer, pay to the...



(a) The Treasurer may, in his discretion, appoint not more than four assistant administrators as necessary to assist him in carrying out his duties as custodian of the Second Injury Fund...



(a) There is established within the Second Injury Fund an account to be known as the finance account. The account shall be administered by the State Treasurer as a trust fund in, and...



(a) The commissioner shall give notice to the Treasurer of all hearing of matters which may involve payment from the Second Injury Fund, and may make an award directing the Treasurer to...



(a) Whenever the Second Injury Fund is required, pursuant to section 31-355 or subsection (c) of section 31-349, to pay benefits or compensation mandated by the provisions of this chapter for...



Upon request by the State Treasurer, the Attorney General is authorized to bring an action in the Superior Court against any employer or any private insurance carrier or interlocal...




It is the continuing policy and responsibility of the state government to use all practicable means consistent with its needs and obligations and other essential considerations of state...


Sections 31-358 to 31-361, inclusive, are repealed. ...


The Governor shall transmit to the General Assembly not later than the second week after the opening of the legislative session of each year a report on the state of the economy setting forth...



Section 31-362a is repealed. ...



The Commissioner of Economic and Community Development shall: (1) Evaluate existing and potential job skills needed for Connecticut business and industry; (2) coordinate and...



It is found and declared that there has been and continues to be a severe unemployment problem in this state; that allowing unemployment to go unchecked results in increased state costs in...



The commissioner shall in addition to the responsibilities prescribed by section 31-362b: (1) Develop a plan to implement the minijob concept; (2) Coordinate and implement the minijob...



The commission shall institute a pilot minijob program in a limited area and shall report to the 1977 session of the General Assembly on or before February 1, 1977, with respect,...



(a) As used in this section, defense contract includes any contract for the production or manufacture of weapons or other defense equipment to be used by the military or naval forces of...



Sections 31-363 to 31-366, inclusive, are repealed. ...



As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (a) Commissioner means the Labor Commissioner or his designated agent; (b) Commission means the Occupational...



(a) There is created in the Labor Department a Division of Occupational Safety and Health, which shall be comprised of a subdivision for safety, a subdivision for health and such...



(a) This chapter applies to all employers, employees and places of employment in the state except the following: (1) Employees of the United States government; and (2) working conditions...



(a) Each employer shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or...



In the adoption of regulations under the authority of this chapter, the commissioner shall: (a) Provide for the preparation, adoption, amendment or repeal of regulations governing the...



(a) The commissioner shall provide for the adoption of all occupational health and safety standards, amendments or changes adopted or recognized by the United States Secretary of Labor under...



Section 31-373 is repealed. ...



(a) In order to carry out the purposes of this chapter the commissioner, upon presenting appropriate credentials to the employer, is authorized (1) to enter without advance notice, except...



(a) If, upon inspection or investigation, the commissioner or his authorized representative believes that an employer has violated any provision of sections 31-369 and 31-370, any...



(a) There shall continue to be a Connecticut Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission which shall be within the Labor Department for administrative purposes only. Said commission...



(a) If, after inspection or investigation, the commissioner issues a citation pursuant to section 31-375, he shall, within a reasonable time after the termination of such inspection...



Any person, including the commissioner, adversely affected or aggrieved by an order of the review commission, after all administrative remedies provided by this chapter have been exhausted,...



(a) No person shall discharge, discipline, penalize or in any manner discriminate against any employee (1) because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be...



(a) The Superior Court shall have jurisdiction upon petition by the commissioner to restrain or enjoin any conditions or practices in any place of employment which are such that a danger...



All information reported to or otherwise obtained by the commissioner or his representatives or any member of the commission in connection with any inspection or proceeding under this...



(a) Any employer who wilfully or repeatedly violates the requirements of sections 31-369 and 31-370, any standard or order promulgated pursuant to section 31-372, or regulations...



The commissioner shall conduct research and undertake demonstration projects relating to occupational safety and health issues and problems either within the Labor Department or by grants...



(a) The commissioner shall conduct directly or by grants or contracts education programs to provide an adequate supply of qualified personnel to carry out the purposes of this chapter...



In regard to the administration and enforcement of this chapter the commissioner shall make such reports to the Secretary of Labor of the United States in such form and containing...



When used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: (a) Commissioners means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development and the Labor Commissioner; (b)...



Section 31-388 is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. ...



(a) The state, acting by and in the discretion of the commissioners, and with the approval of the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, may enter into a contract with an...



(a) The Labor Commissioner and the Commissioners of Economic and Community Development and Public Works shall have the right of inspection of any such project at any time. (b) The...



(a) All of the provisions of section 3-20 which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond...



As used in sections 31-396 to 31-403, inclusive: (1) Occupational disease means any disease which is peculiar to an occupation in which an employee was or is engaged and which is due to...



(a) The Labor Commissioner, in consultation with the Commissioner of Public Health, shall encourage the development of occupational health clinics by making grants-in-aid to public and...



(a) The statistical division within the Workers' Compensation Commission shall receive and coordinate data from occupational health clinics, auxiliary occupational health clinics and other...



In the event of recognition of a health emergency, suggested disease cluster or imminent hazard, the Commissioner of Public Health and the Labor Commissioner, upon their own initiative or...



The Labor Commissioner, in consultation with the Commissioner of Public Health and the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission, shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54,...



There is hereby established an Occupational Health Clinics Advisory Committee. Said committee shall report to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than September 15, 1990, and...



Any funds made available for expenditure for the program created pursuant to sections 31-396 to 31-402, inclusive, shall be allocated as follows: (1) Forty-five per cent of such amount shall...








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