Union Organization and Labor Relations: Connecticut

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  • For the majority of private employers in the State of Connecticut, labor union organizing and labor relations in general are governed by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). See Connecticut State Labor Relations Act.
  • Connecticut is not a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.
  • There are specific penalties for employers that discourage individuals from joining a labor organization. See Penalties.
  • There is a specific statute regulating the grievances of hospital employees. See Hospital Employees and Grievances.