§ 31-12 Hours of labor of minors in manufacturing or mechanical establishments
§ 31-13 Hours of labor of minors in mercantile establishments
§ 31-13a Employer to furnish record of hours worked, wages earned and deductions. Employer to provide means to access and print electronically held records
§ 31-13b Visible clock required as part of time card system
§ 31-14 Night work of minors regulated
§ 31-15 Penalty
§ 31-15a Criminal penalty
§ 31-16 Night work in messenger service
§ 31-17 Hours of labor of minors and women in bowling alleys, shoe-shining establishments, billiard and pool rooms
§ 31-18 Hours of labor of minors in certain other establishments
§ 31-21 Legal day’s work
§ 31-22 Labor Commissioner’s duties of enforcement and reports
§ 31-22m Apprenticeship. Definitions
§ 31-22n Apprenticeship council
§ 31-22o Powers and duties of council
§ 31-22p Labor Commissioner’s powers and duties
§ 31-22q Program of apprentice training. Informational campaign
§ 31-22r Apprenticeship registration; apprentices, sponsors
§ 31-22s Report re feasibility of on-line apprenticeship registration system
§ 31-22t Preclusion of apprentice training programs prohibited
§ 31-22u Military training evaluation
§ 31-22v Office of apprenticeship training. Internet web site
§ 31-23 Employment of minors prohibited in certain occupations. Exceptions
§ 31-23a Minors employed on or after October 1, 2007, deemed to have been lawfully employed
§ 31-24 Hazardous employment of children forbidden
§ 31-25 Operation of elevators by minors
§ 31-28 Registration of manufacturing and mechanical establishments
§ 31-29 Manufacturing license for residential buildings
§ 31-30 Home workers
§ 31-31 Records of home workers and materials
§ 31-32 Penalty
§ 31-33 Regulation of industrial home work
§ 31-34 Stained glass windows
§ 31-35 Lighting and sanitary condition of factories and roundhouses
§ 31-36 Toilet room required in foundries. Penalty
§ 31-37 Toilet accommodations in manufacturing, mechanical and mercantile establishments and restaurants
§ 31-38 Toilet accommodations on tobacco plantations
§ 31-39 Employees in paper factory to be vaccinated
§ 31-39a Operation of hydraulic loading and unloading equipment at resources recovery facilities
§ 31-40 Reporting serious accidents in establishments or work places under jurisdiction of Labor Commissioner
§ 31-40a Reports of occupational diseases and investigations concerning them
§ 31-40b Employers required to provide lung function tests to certain employees
§ 31-40c Information and notice requirements for employers using or producing carcinogens
§ 31-40d Complaints of violations. Inspections. Discrimination prohibited
§ 31-40e Order to comply. Citation. Hearing. Appeal
§ 31-40f Penalties. Duties of Labor Commissioner. Private right of action
§ 31-40g Information requirements for employers using or producing substances hazardous to reproductive systems
§ 31-40h Sterilization as condition of employment prohibited
§ 31-40i Enforcement. Private right of action
§ 31-40j Definitions
§ 31-40k Employee’s right to information concerning toxic substances. Employer’s list
§ 31-40l Information requirements for employer using or producing toxic substances
§ 31-40m Information requirements of supplier of toxic substances. Labor Department assistance
§ 31-40n Trade secret protections. Registration with Labor Commissioner
§ 31-40o Discrimination prohibited. Waiver of rights void
§ 31-40p Severability
§ 31-40q Smoking in the workplace. Designation of smoking rooms
§ 31-40r Regulations establishing guidelines for exemptions from nonsmoking area requirements
§ 31-40s Smoking or use of tobacco products outside of the workplace
§ 31-40t Employee’s right to act in case of hazardous conditions. Complaints to and investigations by Labor Commissioner. Hearings. Regulations
§ 31-40u Regulations establishing guidelines for use of video display terminals in state facilities
§ 31-40v Establishment of safety and health committees by certain employers
§ 31-40w Breastfeeding in the workplace
§ 31-40x Employer inquiries re employee’s or applicant’s personal online accounts. Exceptions. Enforcement
§ 31-40y Employer harassment of and discrimination against interns prohibited
§ 31-40z Penalizing employees for discussion or disclosure of wage information prohibited. Enforcement
§ 31-41 Order to remove excessive dust
§ 31-42 Appliances for threading shuttles
§ 31-43 Public laundries; sanitation
§ 31-44 Penalty for violation of orders
§ 31-45 Emergency kits required in factories
§ 31-45a Protection of feet
§ 31-47 Inspection of employee lodging houses
§ 31-48 Laborers not to be overcharged
§ 31-48a Recruitment or referral of professional strikebreaker restricted
§ 31-48b Use of electronic surveillance devices by employers limited. Prohibition on recording negotiations between employers and employees
§ 31-48c Hiring of municipal police during labor dispute prohibited
§ 31-48d Employers engaged in electronic monitoring required to give prior notice to employees. Exceptions. Civil penalty
§ 31-49 Care required of a master for his servant’s safety
§ 31-50 Enforcement
§ 31-50a Noncompete agreements: Security guards
§ 31-50b Noncompete agreements: Broadcast employees
§ 31-51 Blacklisting
§ 31-51f Participation in Manpower Development and Training Act
§ 31-51g Use of polygraph prohibited. Penalty. Exceptions
§ 31-51h Employer not to cancel insurance coverage or cease making contributions to welfare fund of employee eligible to receive or receiving workers’ compensation or sick leave payments. Employer accident report. Complaint. Hearing. Appeal
§ 31-51i Employer inquiries about erased criminal record prohibited. Discrimination on basis of erased criminal record, provisional pardon or certificate of rehabilitation prohibited. Availability of information on employment application form. Duties of consumer r
§ 31-51k Employment of alien not entitled to residence
§ 31-51l Leave of absence for certain public and private employees elected to public office
§ 31-51m Protection of employee who discloses employer’s illegal activities or unethical practices or reports a suspected incident of child abuse or neglect. Civil action
§ 31-51n Definitions
§ 31-51o Continuation of group health insurance for employees affected by relocation or closing of covered establishment. Exceptions
§ 31-51p Membership in health care center as part of health benefits plan
§ 31-51q Liability of employer for discipline or discharge of employee on account of employee’s exercise of certain constitutional rights
§ 31-51r Execution of employment promissory note prohibited
§ 31-51s Notice to retired employees of sale of employer’s business and effect on retirement benefits
§ 31-51t Drug testing: Definitions
§ 31-51u Drug testing: Requirements
§ 31-51v Drug testing: Prospective employees
§ 31-51w Drug testing: Observation prohibited. Privacy of results
§ 31-51x Drug testing: Reasonable suspicion required. Random tests
§ 31-51y Drug testing: Medical screenings, regulation of employees and testing of gaming participants permitted
§ 31-51z Drug testing: Enforcement. Damages
§ 31-51aa Drug testing: Effect of collective bargaining agreement
§ 31-51bb Right of employee to pursue cause of action
§ 31-51hh Reimbursement by employee of any loss or shortage resulting from wrongdoing by a customer
§ 31-51ii Meal periods. Exemptions. Regulations
§ 31-51jj Notice to employees of incoming emergency telephone calls
§ 31-51kk Family and medical leave: Definitions
§ 31-51ll Family and medical leave: Length of leave; eligibility; intermittent or reduced leave schedules; substitution of accrued paid leave; notice to employer
§ 31-51mm Family and medical leave: Certification
§ 31-51nn Family and medical leave: Employment and benefits protection
§ 31-51oo Family and medical leave: Confidentiality of medical records and documents
§ 31-51pp Family and medical leave: Prohibited acts, complaints, rights and remedies
§ 31-51qq Family and medical leave: Regulations
§ 31-51rr Family and medical leave benefits for employees of political subdivisions
§ 31-51ss Leave from employment for victims of family violence. Action for damages and reinstatement
§ 31-51tt Employer inquiries about an employee’s or prospective employee’s credit. Exceptions. Enforcement
§ 31-51uu Optional exclusion of employee health insurance premiums from gross income
§ 31-51vv Employment of person coerced to engage in such employment prohibited
§ 31-51ww Individual development account programs: Definitions
§ 31-51xx Connecticut IDA Initiative established. Implementation
§ 31-51yy Eligibility. Duties of community-based organizations and financial institutions
§ 31-51zz Individual Development Account Reserve Fund: Funds deposited in
§ 31-51aaa Individual Development Account Reserve Fund: Use and administration
§ 31-51bbb Account funds excluded in determination of eligibility for or benefit level of certain programs
§ 31-51ccc Program evaluation. Report
§ 31-51ddd Regulations
§ 31-51eee Receipt of funds authorized
§ 31-51fff Restrictions on funding expenditures to apply
§ 31-52 Preference to state citizens in construction of public buildings. Enforcement of violations
§ 31-52a Residents’ preference in work on other public facilities
§ 31-52b Exceptions
§ 31-53 Construction, alteration or repair of public works project by state or political subdivision; wage rates; certified payroll. Penalties. Civil action. Exceptions
§ 31-53a Distribution of accrued payments. Debarment list. Limitation on awarding contracts. Sworn affidavits required of subcontractors. Civil penalty. Right of action
§ 31-53b Worker training requirements for public works projects. Enforcement. Regulations. Exceptions
§ 31-53c Construction projects funded by the Department of Economic and Community Development; wage rates. Penalties
§ 31-54 Rate of wages for work on state highways
§ 31-55 Posting of wage rates by contractors doing state work
§ 31-55a Annual adjustments to wage rates by contractors doing state work
§ 31-56 Hours of labor on state bridges
§ 31-56a Definitions
§ 31-56b Project labor agreements for public works projects
§ 31-56c Use of project labor agreement re public school design-build contract
§ 31-56d Severability
§ 31-57 Hours of labor on construction, alteration or repair of public works project
§ 31-57a Awarding of contracts to National Labor Relations Act violators prohibited
§ 31-57b Awarding of contracts to occupational safety and health law violators prohibited
§ 31-57c Disqualification of certain contractors from bidding on, applying for or participating in state public works contracts: Disqualification by Commissioner of Administrative Services; procedure; causes. Exception
§ 31-57d Disqualification of certain contractors from bidding on, applying for or participating in public works contracts with the state: Disqualification by Commissioner of Transportation; procedure; causes. Exception permitting disqualified contractor to partici
§ 31-57e Contracts between the state and federally recognized Indian tribes. Employment Rights Code; protection of persons employed by a tribe
§ 31-57f Standard wage rate for certain service workers. Definitions. Standard rate required. Civil penalty. Complaints. Determination of standard rate by Labor Commissioner. Effect on employers bound by collective bargaining agreements. Recordkeeping requirement
§ 31-57g Employment protection for displaced service contract workers at Bradley International Airport. Definitions. Obligations of awarding authority and contractors upon termination of service contract; ninety-day retention requirement; required offer of continu
§ 31-57h Joint enforcement commission on employee misclassification. Members. Duties. Report
§ 31-57i Employee Misclassification Advisory Board. Members. Duties
§ 31-57r Definitions
§ 31-57s Employer requirement to provide sick leave to service workers. Use of leave. Employer compliance. Rate of pay during leave
§ 31-57t Permitted uses for sick leave
§ 31-57u Additional leave. Donation of unused leave. Breaks in service
§ 31-57v Retaliatory personnel action prohibited. Filing of complaint with Labor Commissioner. Hearing. Penalties
§ 31-57w Notice to service workers of sick leave requirements. Regulations
§ 31-57x Paid family and medical leave program. Implementation plan. Report
§ 31-49e Paid family and medical leave. Definitions
§ 31-49f Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority established
§ 31-49g Establishment and administration of Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program. Employee contributions. Authority duties. Payments. Compensation. Spouses. Concurrent compensation. Reimbursement to General Fund
§ 31-49h Implementation of Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program. Written procedures. Paid Family and Medical Leave Authority. Board of directors. Requests for proposals
§ 31-49i Family and Medical Leave Insurance Trust Fund established
§ 31-49j Duties of State Treasurer
§ 31-49k State Treasurer. Investments
§ 31-49l Board of directors. Responsibilities
§ 31-49m Enrollment in program by self-employed individual or sole proprietor. Withdrawal from program
§ 31-49n Public education campaign. Web site, web-based form, application or digital service
§ 31-49o Private plans. Approval of. Conditions
§ 31-49p Covered employees. Denial of compensation. Penalty. Complaints filed with Labor Commissioner
§ 31-49q (Note: This section is effective July 1, 2022.) Written notice required of employer
§ 31-49r Disqualification from program. Repayment of benefits. Wilful misrepresentation. Financial penalties. Health care providers. Medical certifications
§ 31-49s Employer providing more expansive benefits
§ 31-49t Authority’s annual report

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 557

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • intellectual disability: means a significant limitation in intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior that originated during the developmental period before eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1g
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public buildings: shall include a statehouse, courthouse, townhouse, arsenal, magazine, prison, community correctional center, almshouse, market or other building belonging to the state, or to any town, city or borough in the state, and any church, chapel, meetinghouse or other building generally used for religious worship, and any college, academy, schoolhouse or other building generally used for literary instruction. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.