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Connecticut Wins Race to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour

On April 3, 2014 by Schnader in

By Scott J. Wenner On Wednesday, March 27, the Connecticut legislature approved a bill to make that state the first in the nation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour – the figure that President Obama proposed that Congress mandate nationally.  Both houses of the state’s legislature have Democratic […]

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Connecticut Toughens Law Granting Access to Personnel Files

On July 26, 2013 by Schnader in

By Scott J. Wenner Under Conn.Gen.Stat. §31-128b, employees in Connecticut are permitted to inspect their personnel files within a “reasonable time” after a request is submitted.  Effective October 1, 2013, this mandate will be subject to rigorous time limits, and expanded to require employers to permit employees, and former employees, to […]

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