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Connecticut Overtime Pay: How Does Overtime Work?

June 20, 2015

Although the concept of overtime is a familiar one, the way it is implemented can vary from state to state. In other words, Connecticut overtime pay may be slightly different than, say, California overtime pay. But first things first. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) says that certain types of employees are entitled to […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Employer Notification Requirements

June 18, 2015

If you live and work in Connecticut, you have certain employment rights. Among your employment rights is the right to be notified about certain information pertaining to your job. When you’re hired, for example, your employer is required to give you a written notice that includes information about your pay rate, your hours of employment, […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Breaks and Meals

June 16, 2015

Although the topic of Connecticut overtime pay may seem straightforward at first glance, the law has nuances that can make a difference both in a worker’s paycheck and in his or her quality of life on the job. A question that often arises pertains to employee rights when it comes to breaks. Contrary to common […]

Getting What’s Rightfully Yours: Connecticut Minimum Wage

June 12, 2015

Some people mistakenly think that the minimum wage is the same around the country. While it is true that there is a federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, which took effect way back in 2009, states also have laws pertaining to the minimum wage. Connecticut minimum wage, for example, was raised to $9.15 per […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Employer Retaliation

June 10, 2015

When it comes to your paycheck, your employer may be engaging in some shenanigans. Perhaps you’re expected to work off the clock. Maybe you’re misclassified as an employee exempt from overtime pay. It could be that you’ve been paid as an independent contractor rather than as an employee. You might know that you’re being taken […]

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