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Library Materials

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  • Connecticut Labor & Employment Law (3rd ed.) by Jay S. Seigel, et al.

  • Connecticut Employment Law: Connecticut Practice Series, Vol. 14 by Stephen B.Harris.

  • Labor and Employment in Connecticut: A Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations and Practice (2nd ed.) by Jeffrey L. Hirsch.

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Connecticut General Statutes

Selected Statutes:

Title 31. Labor.

Chapter 557. Employment Regulation

 Part I Hours of Labor - §31-12 to §31-22

  • §31-21. Legal Day's Work

  • §31-40q. Smoking in the Workplace

  • §31-40w. Breastfeeding in the Workplace

  • §31-51g. Use of Polygraph Prohibited. Penalty. Exceptions.

  • §31-51u. Drug Testing: Requirements.

  • §31-51ii. Meal Periods. Exemptions. Regulations.

  • §31-51jj. Notice to Employees of  Incoming Emergency Telephone Calls.

  • §31-51ll. Family and Medical Leave: Length of Leave; Eligibility

Chapter 558. Wages.

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