Connecticut employers need to re-evaluate whether they are covered by the Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Law based on changes to the statute. Broadly speaking, the law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave to certain employees. Earlier this year, the legislature amended the law in
As discussed in our previous posts, here and here, Connecticut’s new paid sick leave law went into effect on January 1, 2012. Among its many requirements is an obligation for employers to provide adequate notice of the law to employees. Most employers likely satisfy this requirement by displaying the notice poster created by the …
The Connecticut Department of Labor (“DOL”) has released guidance concerning Public Act 11-52, the new paid sick leave law. The DOL also released a poster that complies with the law’s notice requirement.
Both the guidance document and the poster are available on the DOL’s website
The Spanish version of the poster is forthcoming.
We provided a detailed review of the sick leave law in a post last month.
Though the guidance document does not appear to contain any major revelations, it does provide clarification of certain points and is in a format that is easier for employers to navigate that the Public Act.
The paid sick leave law (Senate Bill 913, Public Act 11-52) is set to become effective on January 1, 2012. The law will make Connecticut the first state to mandate paid sick leave for employees. Employers are well advised to become familiar with the law even if they already provide greater paid time off than …
The paid sick leave bill before the Connecticut legislature passed the House on Saturday. It will now reach Governor Malloy’s desk for signature. As he is expected to sign, the bill will become law on January 1, 2012.
On Wednesday, the State Senate narrowly (18-17) passed the bill requiring employers of fifty or more to provide paid sick leave to employees. This puts the act one step closer to passage. It heads to the House of Representatives next. However, the bill has been amended. In its current form, it applies only to “service …