Other Leaves: Connecticut
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in Connecticut. See Leaves of Absence.
- An employer must provide eligible employees with 16 weeks of family and medical leave in a two-year period. See Family and Medical Leave.
- A covered employer must provide paid sick leave to certain hourly service workers. See Paid Sick Leave.
- An employer may not terminate an employee who is an active volunteer firefighter or a volunteer ambulance service member because the employee arrives late to work or is absent from work because, for example, the employee responded to a fire during the employee's regular hours of employment. See Emergency Responder Leave.
- An employer is required to pay full-time employees their regular wages for the first five days of jury duty. See Jury Duty Leave.
- An employer with more than 25 employees is required to provide a personal leave of absence for not more than two consecutive terms of office to an employee who accepts a full-time elective municipal or state office. See Municipal or State Office Leave.
- An employer is not required to provide their employees with vacation benefits or holiday leave. See Vacation Leave.