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  Selected Statutes:
  • Sec. 28-17. Employees not to be discharged for civil preparedness activity or eligibility for induction.
  • Sec. 31-40t. Employee's right to act in case of hazardous conditions. Complaints to and investigations by Labor Commissioner. Hearings. Regulations.
  • Sec. 31-51m. Protection of employee who discloses employer's illegal activities or unethical practices. Civil action.
  • Sec. 31-51q. Liability of employer for discipline or discharge of employee on account of employee's exercise of certain constitutional rights.
  • Sec. 31-290a. Discharge or discrimination prohibited. Right of action.
  • Sec. 46a-60. (Formerly Sec. 31-126). Discriminatory employment practices prohibited.
  • Sec. 51-247a. Employer not to discharge employee for jury service. Penalty. Action for recovery of wages and reinstatement. Liability of employer for failure to compensate juror-employee.
  • Sec. 54-85b. Employment protection for witnesses and victims of crime. Penalty. Action for damages and reinstatement.

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