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Connecticut Department of Labor

CT Family and Medical Leave and CT Paid Leave are two separate programs that are guided by two distinct laws, however they could apply simultaneously to all or a part of an employee[s] family or medical leave situation. An employee can be eligible for both programs and must apply with each program separately.

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Library Materials

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  • Connecticut Employment Law by Stephen B. Harris.

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


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


  • Tri-State Employer, Lexis Publishing

Connecticut General Statutes

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Chapter 557 - Employment Regulation  

  • Sec. 31-51ll. Family and medical leave: Length of leave; eligibility; intermittent or reduced leave schedules; substitution of accrued paid leave; notice to employer.

  • Sec. 31-51mm. Family and medical leave: Certification.

  • Sec. 31-51nn. Family and medical leave: Employment and benefits protection.

  • Sec. 31-51oo. Family and medical leave: Confidentiality of medical records and documents.

  • Sec. 31-51pp. Family and medical leave: Prohibited acts, complaints, rights and remedies.

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