§ 31-128a Definitions
§ 31-128b Employee access to personnel file, documentation of disciplinary action and notice of termination
§ 31-128c Employee access to medical records. Employer’s duties re maintaining medical records
§ 31-128d Employer’s right to retain files on premises
§ 31-128e Removal or correction of information. Employee’s explanatory statement
§ 31-128f Employee’s consent required for disclosure
§ 31-128g Employee’s right to obtain copies
§ 31-128h Frequency of inspection
§ 31-128i Employee’s consent required for disclosure of participation in employee assistance program
§ 31-128j Labor Commissioner’s subpoena powers

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 563a

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employee: means any individual currently employed or formerly employed by an employer and includes individuals in managerial positions. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-128a
  • Employee assistance program: means a program sponsored or authorized by an employer, intended to assist employees in identifying and resolving personal concerns including, but not limited to, health, marital, family, financial, alcohol, drug, gambling, legal, emotional, stress or other personal issues that may affect job performance. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-128a
  • Employer: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-128a
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Medical records: means all papers, documents and reports prepared by a physician, psychiatrist or psychologist that are in the possession of an employer and are work-related or upon which such employer relies to make any employment-related decision. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-128a
  • 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.
  • Personnel file: means papers, documents and reports, including electronic mail and facsimiles, pertaining to a particular employee that are used or have been used by an employer to determine such employee's eligibility for employment, promotion, additional compensation, transfer, termination, disciplinary or other adverse personnel action including employee evaluations or reports relating to such employee's character, credit and work habits. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-128a
  • Security files: means memoranda, documents or collections of information relating to investigations of losses, misconduct or suspected crimes, and investigative information maintained pursuant to government requirements, provided such memoranda, documents, or information are maintained separately and not used to determine an employee's eligibility for employment, promotion, additional compensation, transfer, termination, disciplinary or other adverse personnel action. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-128a
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.