Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Law – Occupational Classifications


Connecticut’s paid sick leave law only applies to employees defined as service workers. The law defines service worker as an employee that works in one of sixty-eight (68) designated occupational classifications defined by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Connecticut Sick Leave Law, Conn. Stat. 31-57r(7) Below is a list of the Bureau of Labor Statistics classifications that constitute service workers for purposes of Connecticut’s paid sick leave law.



CT #BLS #BLS Classification Title
A11-9050Food Service Managers
B11-9110Medical and Health Services Managers
C21-1020Social Workers
D21-1093Social and Human Service Assistants
E21-1094Community Health Workers
F21-1099Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other;
G25-4020Librarians
H29-1050Pharmacists
I29-1070Physician Assistants
J29-1120Therapists
K29-1140Registered Nurses
L29-1150Nurse Anesthetists
M29-1160Nurse Midwives
N29-1170Nurse Practitioners
O29-2020Dental Hygienists
P29-2040Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Q29-2050Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians
R29-2060Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
S31-1011Home Health Aides
T31-1012Nursing Aides, Orderlies and Attendants
U31-1013Psychiatric Aides
V31-9091Dental Assistants
W31-9092Medical Assistants
X33-9032Security Guards
Y33-9091Crossing Guards
Z35-1010Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
AA35-2010Cooks
BB35-2020Food Preparation Workers
CC35-3010Bartenders
DD35-3020Fast Food and Counter Workers
EE35-3030Waiters and Waitresses
FF35-3040Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
GG35-9010Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
HH35-9020Dishwashers
II35-9030Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge and Coffee Shop
JJ35-9090Miscellaneous Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers
KK37-2011Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
LL37-2019Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
MM39-3030Ushers, Lobby Attendants and Ticket Takers
NN39-5010Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
OO39-6010Baggage Porters, Bellhops and Concierges
PP39-9010Child Care Workers
QQ39-9021Personal Care Aides
RR41-1010First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers
SS41-2011Cashiers
TT41-2021Counter and Rental Clerks
UU41-2030Retail Salespersons
VV43-3070Tellers
WW43-4080Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk Clerks
XX43-4170Receptionists and Information Clerks
YY43-5020Couriers and Messengers
ZZ43-6010Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
AAA43-9010Computer Operators
BBB43-9020Data Entry and Information Processing Workers
CCC43-9030Desktop Publishers
DDD43-9040Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
EEE43-9050Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
FFF43-9060Office Clerks, General
GGG43-9070Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
HHH43-9080Proofreaders and Copy Markers
III43-9110Statistical Assistants
JJJ43-9190Miscellaneous Office and Administrative Support
KKK51-3010Bakers
LLL51-3020Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry and Fish Processing Workers
MMM51-3090Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers
NNN53-3010Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
OOO53-3020Bus Drivers
PPP53-3040Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs