August 2022

State Updates

 

Connecticut expands voting leave requirement

8/4/22

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 361) that expands the circumstances under which employees may use voting leave under state law. Senate Bill 361 took effect July 1, 2022.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/

Connecticut Leave Notice of Rights - Sample Notice Now Available - reminder

07/07/22

Effective Jan. 1, 2022, Connecticut’s family and medical leave law expanded to cover all private sector employers and to include other changes. Additionally, on January 1, 2022, the state’s paid family leave program went into effect. These laws include an employer notice obligation.   Click here for more information. 

Tuesday, July 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (490)/Comments (0)/
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Connecticut protects employees from required political/religious meetings at work

07/07/22

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 163) that prohibits employers from disciplining employees for refusing to attend an employer-sponsored meeting concerning religious or political matters. Senate Bill 163 takes effect July 1, 2022. Notably, the law’s definition of political matters includes organized labor.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (384)/Comments (0)/
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Connecticut expanded FMLA takes effect January 1

01/06/22

Effective Jan. 1, 2022, Connecticut’s family and medical leave law will expand to cover all private sector employers and to include other changes. Additionally, the state’s new paid family leave program will provide wage-replacement benefits to employees who take leave for covered reasons.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1258)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 01/06/22

Connecticut gives right to recall to certain laid-off workers

10/07/21

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 658) that requires certain employers to offer positions that become available to qualified employees they previously laid off. Senate Bill 658 took effect immediately.

Monday, October 4, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1762)/Comments (0)/
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Connecticut requires voting leave

10/07/21

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 1202) that requires employers to provide unpaid time off for employees to vote. The requirement takes effect immediately and expires on June 30, 2024.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1506)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 10/07/21

Connecticut enacts recreational marijuana law with employment protections

08/05/2021

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 1201) that will allow adults to use recreational marijuana in the state beginning July 1, 2021. Senate Bill 1201 also includes certain employment protections for recreational marijuana use outside of work. The employment-related provisions generally take effect July 1, 2022. The following is a summary of these provisions.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1693)/Comments (0)/

Connecticut prohibits age-related inquiries on application forms

08/05/2021

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 56) that expressly prohibits employers from asking applicants age-related related questions on application forms. Senate Bill 56 takes effect on October 1, 2021.

Monday, August 2, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1602)/Comments (0)/

Connecticut expands requirements for lactation breaks

07/01/21

Connecticut has enacted legislation (House Bill 5158) that expands the state's requirements for providing lactation breaks to employees. House Bill 5158 takes effect on October 1, 2021.

Monday, June 28, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1801)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 07/01/21

Connecticut expands equal pay requirements and protections

07/01/21

Connecticut has enacted legislation (House Bill 6380) that requires employers to, among other things, provide applicants with the wage range for positions. House Bill 6380 takes effect on October 1, 2021.

Monday, June 28, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1829)/Comments (0)/
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