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


State Enforcement Agency

Connecticut Department of Labor, Wage and Workplace Standards Division


Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

State Enforcement Agency:
Workers’ Compensation Commission 

Relevant Forms:

Field Sanitation

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


Pesticide Safety

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


Right to Join Unions and Collective Bargaining in Agriculture

State Legal Services Organizations

Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut

Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc. (based in Maine)