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Legislative Update: Payroll Cards Finally Approved in Connecticut

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Wage & Hour

Payroll cards are finally here. The General Assembly finished their regular session last night with several employment law bills getting passed, including some that have been kicking around for years. One of them is Senate Bill 211, which authorizes employers to use payroll cards — instead of checks or direct deposit — to pay their employees…. Continue Reading

Connecticut Legislative Update: Paid Sick Leave and Whistleblower Bills Not Brought Up for Vote

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments

A bill to provide mandatory paid sick leave to employees and a bill to provide greater protection to state whistleblowers were among the employment law-related bills that were not voted upon in the final day of the legislative session — effectively killing them.  The Paid Sick Leave bill, S.B. 217, had passed the Senate last… Continue Reading

Connecticut General Assembly Schedules Two Hearings on Pending Labor Bills This Week

Posted in Legislative Developments

With the Connecticut General Assembly back in session this month for its short session, the Labor & Public Employees Committee has scheduled two hearings this week — February 26th at 2 p.m. and February 28th at 2:30 p.m. — to consider a variety of bills now being proposed.  The agendas for each can be found… Continue Reading