Connecticut Employment and Labor Law Updates 2021


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

COVID-19 Outbreak

Bill

Executive Order 27

Summary

Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor’s civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Modification of deadline for long-term care facility staff to receive vaccinations.

Enacted

09/03/2021

Effective Date

09/03/2021

Topics

Accommodation; Covid; Vaccination; Employee; Independent_contract; Long-term_care


COVID-19 and Vaccine Requirements

Bill

Executive Order 28

Summary

Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the Governor’s civil preparedness and public health declarations, replaces and clarifies Executive Order No. 13D on COVID-19 vaccination requirements for state employees, school employees, and childcare facility staff.

Enacted

09/10/2021

Effective Date

09/10/2021

Topics

Covid; Accommodation; Testing; Vaccination; Applicant; Employee; Independent_contract; Government; Child_care; Hospital; Long-term_care; Boards_of_Educations; K-12


August

COVID-19 Outbreak

Bill

Executive Order 23

Summary

Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor’s civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Requirement for employees of long-term care facilities to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

Enacted

08/06/2021

Effective Date

08/06/2021

Topics

Accommodation; Covid; Vaccination; Long-term_care


Protection of Public Health and Safety During COVID-19

Bill

Executive Order 25

Summary

Concerns protection of public health and safety during COVID-19 pandemic; concerns vaccinations required for state employees, school employees and childcare facility staff; provides that fully vaccinated means at least 14 days have elapsed since a person has received the final dose of a vaccine approved for use against COVID-19; concerns state hospital employees, state employees, child care facilities.

Enacted

08/19/2021

Effective Date

08/19/2021

Topics

Accommodation; Covid; Testing; Vaccination; Government; Government_contracto; Child_care; Hospitals; Boards_of_Education; K-12


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


May

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


February

COVID-19 Outbreak

Bill

Executive Order 1

Summary

Takes several emergency actions in response to COIVD-19 outbreak and the Governor’s civil preparedness and public health declarations, including exclusion of individual stimulus payments from benefit eligibility calculations; provides for suspension of reapplication filing requirement for the additional Veterans Tax Relief Program.

Enacted

02/04/2021

Effective Date

02/04/2021

Topics

Covid; Emergency; Boards_of_Education; K-12


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.

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