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FMLA: Connecticut

FMLA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler


  • Connecticut employers that are covered by the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act (CFMLA) must be aware of the requirements of both the state law and the federal FMLA as employees may be protected under both laws. See Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act.
  • Some employers in Connecticut must grant a reasonable leave of absence for a disability resulting from pregnancy or a reasonable accommodation for pregnancy, childbirth or a related condition. See Pregnancy Leave and Accommodation.
  • A covered employer must provide 40 hours of paid sick leave per year to eligible employees. See Paid Sick Leave.