Over six months after the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act (Connecticut FMLA) took effect, proposed regulations are slated for consideration and approval by the Connecticut Legislative Regulation Review Committee (LRRC). With the exception of nonpublic elementary or secondary schools, all private employers with at least one employee in Connecticut are covered by the Connecticut
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Connecticut FMLA: Proposed Regulations Released for Comment
The Connecticut Department of Labor has released proposed regulations for the amended Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act, which was effective January 1, 2022. The proposed regulations will be subject to a 30-day comment period, ending on February 28. A virtual hearing on the proposed regulations will take place on February 17.
All Connecticut Employers Are Covered by State Family and Medical Leave Act Beginning 2022
Have any employees in Connecticut? Then you are covered by the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act (Connecticut FMLA).
All employers with at least one employee in Connecticut are covered by the Connecticut FMLA as of January 1, 2022.
Read more about Connecticut FMLA obligations for employers with any employees in Connecticut and other leave…
Connecticut Issues Guidance on Pregnancy Accommodation
On April 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) issued a Best Practices Bluepaper as guidance for employers with three or more employees facing accommodation requests from employees for pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.
The guidance reiterates the current obligations for employers as laid out in the 2017 amendments to the…