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Connecticut first to enact GMO labeling law
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

In June, Connecticut became the first state to require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, although the law will not take immediate


Connecticut limits employers’ use of credit reports
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2011

Connecticut has become one of a growing number of states that has enacted legislation prohibiting employers from using credit reports as a screening tool to determine the quality of job applicants or to evaluate current employees.


Connecticut requires paid sick leave for service workers
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 15 2011

Starting what may be a trend, Connecticut becomes the first state to require paid sick leave.


New Connecticut law limits employer access to employee credit data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

Adding to the growing number of states limiting employers’ use of credit reports, including Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Illinois, and Maryland), Connecticut recently passed Public Act No. 11-223 restricting employer use of credit reports and credit history for employees or job applicants.


Connecticut becomes first state to mandate paid sick leave
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

On July 1, 2011, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Public Act No. 11-52 which will make Connecticut the first state to mandate paid sick leave.


Connecticut becomes the sixth state to enact prohibitions on employers' use of credit in employment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

On July 13, 2011, Connecticut Governor Malloy signed legislation that will generally prohibit employers from using credit scores in making employment decisions.


Mandatory paid sick leave now required in Connecticut
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

Connecticut recently became the first state to mandate that employers provide paid sick leave for service workers (the “Act”), effective January 1, 2012.


Connecticut becomes first state to require paid sick leave for private-sector employees
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

Connecticut will become the first state in the nation to require private-sector employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.


Connecticut to become first state to require paid sick leave for service workers
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • June 23 2011

On June 8, Governor Daniel P. Malloy (D) signed into law "An Act Mandating Employers Provide Paid Sick Leave To Employees" (the Act), which requires employers to provide paid sick leave to their service workers.


Connecticut becomes first state to mandate paid sick leave
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 13 2011

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut has signed the first state law in the U.S. requiring private employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave.