State Tackles Electric Utility Failures

State Tackles Electric Utility Failures

The legislature will convene a special session later this month to vote on a consumer protection energy bill in response to the nearly 900,000 power outages that occurred during Tropical Storm Isaias.  Over the past several weeks the Public Utility Regulatory...
CT Minimum Wage Increases September 1

CT Minimum Wage Increases September 1

As a reminder, the Connecticut minimum wage will increase on September 1, 2020, from $11 per hour to $12 per hour. There is a helpful document to reference “A Guide to Wage and Workplace Standards Division and Its Laws” found...
Self-Serve Beverage & Revised Facemask Rules Announced

Self-Serve Beverage & Revised Facemask Rules Announced

Self-serve Beverage & Revised Facemask Rules Announced New Restroom Signage Recommendations The Department of economic and Community Development (DECD) released guidance on self-serve beverages like coffee and soda fountains, along with revisions to the face...
Governor Lamont’s Executive Order

Governor Lamont’s Executive Order

Rebuttable Presumption of Workers Compensation Eligibility Against the objections of dozens of trade associations and hundreds of businesses including CEMA and our members, Governor Lamont decided to issue an Executive Order (EO) to allow employees who contracted...