Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Connecticut?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Connecticut laws applying to private employers and who must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law1 Covered Employers2
Child Labor Law All employers
Clean Indoor Air Act All employers
Connecticut continuation coverage (COBRA) All employers
Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (CFEPA) Employers with three or more employees
Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act Employers with 75 or more employees*
Connecticut State Labor Relations Act Employers not subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) or that do not fall under the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Connecticut Unemployment Compensation Law All employers
Equal pay law All employers
Victims of family violence leave law Employers with three or more employees
Homeless Person's Bill of Rights All employers
Military leave All employers
Paid sick leave law Employers with 50 or more employees.
Personnel Records Law All employers
Uniform Trade Secrets Act All employers
Whistleblower protection law All employers
Connecticut Workers' Compensation Act All employers

1Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.