Minimum Wage: Connecticut
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Scott E. Schaffer, Schaffer Law, LLC
- Effective October 1, 2019, Connecticut's minimum wage is $11.00 per hour. Connecticut regulations also establish minimum requirements for employees who are not paid strictly on an hourly basis. See Minimum Wage.
- Employers may count employees' tips as a part of the minimum wage as long as certain requirements are met. See Tip Credit.
- Employers may deduct employees' wages below the minimum wage under certain circumstances. See Deductions Below the Minimum Wage.
- Subminimum wages are permitted for certain minors, apprentices and employees with disabilities. See Subminimum Wages.