Your driver’s license can be suspended for many reasons including speeding, reckless driving, DUI, not having insurance, and not taking a blood or breath test when asked by the police. Do you need your car to get to work? Read this article to find out what you can do if your license or...
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Because this video is about federal laws, the information in it is true for every state. Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when:
Use this article to learn about your rights and responsibilities as an immigrant worker in the United States. Keep track of the hours you work, and note information about your employer.
Are you missing work because of a violent relationship? Your employer must let you take time if you need to go to a: doctor, counselor, domestic violence agency, court hearing, Victim Advocate, etc., or to move to be safe. Read this to learn how to ask for time off, how much you have to tell your...
Time off from Work for Family or Medical Leave A special law, called the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), gives many people the right to take time off from work to care for a child, parent, spouse or yourself.
Is money being taken out of your pay because you owe money? A wage attachment is a court order that forces your employer to take money from your paycheck to pay the debt. Read this to learn: when that can happen, how much they can take, what you can do if you can’t afford it, and more.
Most jobs are "at-will." That means your employer can fire you at any time for any reason, unless the reason you are fired is illegal.
Can I be forced to take a drug test? Who can see my personnel file? If you have questions like this, read this article to learn your rights and the laws that protect you. It covers: drug tests, time off to take care of a family member, discipline, firing, discrimination, temporary worker rights,...
Click on a topic below to learn about your rights when applying for a job if you have a criminal record, an employer wants to drug test you, you have a disability, and more.
2-1-1 is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.
Vocational schools, also known as trade or career schools, can help you train for a variety of jobs. Read these pages by the Federal Trade Commission to learn how to research a trade school before you attend.
The CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is the lead state agency on eliminating discrimination through civil and human rights enforcement.File a Discrimination Complaint
Mission is to protect and promote the interests of Connecticut workers.
Use this form to file a wage complaint with the Connecticut Department of Labor Wage and Workplace Standards Division.
This is a timesheet app for your iPhone that you can use to record the hours that you work and figure out how much the employer owes you. It also includes overtime pay calculations.
Your employer is supposed to keep records of all wages paid to you and of all the hours you worked, but you should keep your own records, too. This work hours calendar will help you keep as much information as possible.Note: This PDF...
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Because this video is about federal laws, the information in it is true for every state. Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when: you...