Connecticut Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Connecticut Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Connecticut requires that employers post several notices in the workplace informing employees of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously and in enough places to be seen easily by employees as they enter and exit the workplace and, in some cases, where they can be seen by applicants for employment.
Many of the required posters are available from the state Department of Labor (DOL) at the following link: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us.
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Overview. Detailed discussion is provided below on selected, broadly applicable state employment poster and notice requirements.
Please note that additional poster and notice requirements and best practices may apply, particularly in industrial workplaces, healthcare and educational facilities, and other workplaces with unique or specific needs.
Child labor. Employers must post the hours of work required daily and weekly for minors under the age of 18 (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 31-13). This law also applies to elderly and handicapped workers.
Discrimination. Employers with three or more employees must post the Discrimination is Illegal notice, which is available from the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO).
Electronic monitoring. Employers that intend to monitor employees in the workplace through electronic means must post (in a conspicuous place where it will be seen by employees) a notice describing the types of electronic monitoring the employer may use, e.g., monitoring computer activity, e-mails, voice mails, and telephone calls; using video equipment or cameras; etc. (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 31-48d). The posting meets the requirement in the statute that employers give ...

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