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FAQs For Business Recruitment

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1.  Is there a fee for recruiting in the American Job Center offices?
No. Recruiting with us is a No-Cost Service.
2.  How do I post a job opening or access job seekers' resume? at no cost?
To post a job or access resume please visit CTHires.
3.  How do I utilize the no-cost services of the CT Department of Labor?
Contact the Business Consultant in your area, or go to the CT Department of Labor Home Page.
4.  How do I find the Business Consultant in my area?
Go to our Business Consultant web page.
5.  What is the minimum wage?
Effective September 1, 2020, the minimum wage is $12.00 per hour. Please click here for other minimum wage information.
6.  Is there a sub-minimum rate that applies to minors in Connecticut?
Yes. Detailed information concerning wage rates for minors can be accessed here.
7.  Does an employer have to provide benefits, like sick pay, vacation pay, or holiday pay?
No. These are fringe benefits provided at the discretion of the employer. They are not required by law.
8.  Where can I find Labor Market Information in my area, for positions I have in my business?
Labor Market Information can be found here.

9.  What other agencies and organizations are available to help me with my business?
You can find this information on our "Partner Agencies and Organizations" web page.



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