CONNECTICUT - Workers’ Rights

Definition of agricultural worker under state law:

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 31-222-1 defines agricultural labor for purposes of unemployment compensation.

Wages and Overtime

Minimum Wage

Overtime

State Enforcement Agency

Connecticut Department of Labor, Wage and Workplace Standards Division

Website: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/wgwkstnd/forms-wwsInstruct.htm 

Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

State Enforcement Agency:
Workers’ Compensation Commission 

Website: https://wcc.state.ct.us 
Relevant Forms: https://wcc.state.ct.us/download/forms.htm

Field Sanitation

State Enforcement Agency:
Environmental Health Section, Regulatory Services Branch, Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut

Website: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Communications/About-Us/Regulatory-Services-Branch

Pesticide Safety

Federal Enforcement Agency:
U.S. Department of Labor, Worker Protection Standards 

Website: https://www.dol.gov/whd/ag/ag_fieldsan.htm

Right to Join Unions and Collective Bargaining in Agriculture

State Legal Services Organizations

Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut
http://www.slsct.org

Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc. (based in Maine) 
http://www.ptla.org