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.
Updated to reflect new paycard law, effective October 1, 2016.
Updated to include the standard interstate child support order compliance requirements of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) as adopted by the state.
Certain District of Columbia employers are required to offer employees tax- or cost-free commuter benefits. Certain employers in New Jersey and Connecticut must comply with the New York City commuter benefits law if they have employees working in New York City.
In-depth review of the spectrum of Connecticut employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to taxation of employee compensation.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Updated to reflect information on the Supreme Court of Connecticut ruling that the homes of an employer's customers are not necessarily 'places of business' under the state ABC Test for independent contractor classification.
Updated to reflect forthcoming ban on criminal history questions on an initial job application for all employers.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Connecticut employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.