HR and Employment Law Resources for Connecticut

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Connecticut is an employee-friendly state. Examples of employee-friendly laws in the state include a law prohibiting an employer from requiring an applicant to disclose, or from discriminating based on, an erased criminal record; several protected classes not recognized by federal law; and a ban on using lie detector tests.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Connecticut.

January 1, 2017: Connecticut Minimum Wage to Increase to $10.10 per Hour

January 1, 2017: Connecticut Law Bans the Box for Private Employers

View the Legal Timetable for all past and pending deadlines.

Connecticut Handbook

Create or update your Connecticut Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The Connecticut Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Access to Personnel Files and Medical Records

Paid Sick Leave

Employee Data Privacy

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A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Connecticut employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

Connecticut HR Law at a Glance

Connecticut Employment Law Manual

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security