Performance Appraisals: Connecticut
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Amanda R. Gregurich
- Connecticut has specific requirements and limitations with regard to negligent retention claims. See Negligent Retention Claims.
- Connecticut has strict discrimination laws that expand on federally protected categories. See Performance Appraisals and Discrimination.
- Employers should exercise caution when evaluating an employee whistleblower's job performance. Employers should ensure that the appraisals are properly documented and internal procedures are followed. See Whistleblower Protections.
- Connecticut law prohibits the blacklisting of any employees. However, employers may provide a truthful statement to potential employers of any employee's or former employee's job performance. See Job References and Blacklisting.
- Connecticut employers have notice requirements under the amended Personnel Files Act. See Notice Requirements Under Personnel Files Act.