Connecticut Employment and Labor Law Updates 2023


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

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


August

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


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

State Hiring Process

Bill

Senate Bill 984 (2023)

Summary

Accelerates the state hiring process.

Enacted

06/28/2023

Effective Date

07/01/2023

Topics

Industry: Public_employer


Employment of Minors

Bill

Senate Bill 1090 (2023)

Summary

Concerns the employment of certain minors as youth camp staff members and lifeguards; relates to a minor who has reached the specific age may be employed or permitted to work as a caddie or in a pro shop at any municipal or private golf course, and a minor who has reached the specific age may be employed or permitted to work as a staff member at a youth camp.

Enacted

06/28/2023

Effective Date

06/28/2023

Topics

Employment_relations: Lifeguard; Industry: Camps, Golf_course; Wage_and_Hour: Child_labor


Stop Work Orders

Bill

Senate Bill 1035 (2023)

Summary

Relates to stop work orders; provides that on receipt of a complaint for nonpayment of wages, a violation of the specified provisions or a violation of specified provisions, the Labor Commissioner, the Director of Wage and Workplace Standards or the director’s designee, shall have power to enter, during usual business hours, the place of business or employment of any employer to determine compliance with the wage payment laws.

Enacted

06/27/2023

Effective Date

10/01/2023

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Stop_work_order, Wage_claims; Wage_and_Hour: Prevailing_wage


Cannabis Regulation

Bill

House Bill 6699 (2023)

Summary

Concerns cannabis regulation; defines edible cannabis product; establishes off-site event permits for retailers and hybrid retailers of adult-use cannabis; redefines bona fide labor organization; transfers certain duties concerning labor peace agreements to the Labor Department; requires the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to adopt certain regulations concerning cannabis labeling and packaging; expands the permitted activities of product packagers.

Enacted

06/26/2023

Effective Date

06/26/2023, 07/01/2023

Topics

Industry: Marijuana


States Antidiscrimination Statutes

Bill

House Bill 6638 (2023)

Summary

Revises the state’s antidiscrimination statutes; defines Sexual orientation as a person’s identity in relation to the gender or genders to which they are romantically, emotionally or sexually attracted, inclusive of any identity that a person may have previously expressed, or is perceived by another person to hold.

Enacted

06/26/2023

Effective Date

 07/01/2023

Topics

Prohibited_Practices: Age, Gender, Sexual_orientation


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

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


January

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

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