Connecticut State Board of
Labor Relations Forms
Users of this site may print forms to
file with the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations.
However, at this time the Labor Board does not accept electronic
filings of complaints or petitions.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: THE
LABOR BOARD DOES NOT HAVE JURISDICTION OVER EVERY WORKPLACE DISPUTE OR OVER
EVERY EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER IN THE STATE.
The Labor Board’s jurisdiction is limited by statute, as outlined below.
Please contact the Labor Board at (860) 263-6860 if you are uncertain
whether it is appropriate for you to use these forms.
Municipal Complaint (PDF, 51KB)
Municipal Employers and Employees Only
“Municipal Employer” means any political subdivision
of the state, including any town, city, borough, district, district department
of health, school board, housing authority or other authority established by
law, a private nonprofit corporation which has a valid contract with any town,
city, borough or district to extinguish fires and to protect its inhabitants
from loss by fire, and any person or persons designated by the municipal
employer to act in its interest in dealing with municipal employees.
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 7-467(1).
“Employee” mean any employee of a municipal employer,
whether or not in the classified service of the municipal employer, except
elected officials, administrative officials, board and commission members,
certified teachers, part-time employees who work less than twenty hour per week
on a seasonal basis, department heads and persons in such other positions as may
be excluded from coverage under sections 7-467 to 7-477, inclusive, in
accordance with subdivision
(2) of section 7-471. Conn. Gen. Stat. §
State Complaint (PDF, 66KB)
State Agency Employers and Employees Only
“Employer” means the state of Connecticut, its
executive and judicial branches, including, without limitation, any board,
department, commission, institution, or agency of such branches or any
appropriate unit thereof and any board of trustees of a state-owned or supported
college or university and branches thereof, public and quasi-public state
corporation, or authority established by state law, or any person or persons
designated by the employer to act in its interest in dealing with employees, but
shall not include the State Board of Labor Relations or the State Board of
Mediation and Arbitration. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 5-270(a).
“Employee” means any employee of an employer,
whether or not in the classified service of the employer, except elected or
appointed officials, board and commission members, managerial employees and
confidential employees. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 5-270(b).
certain Private Sector Employers and Employees
NOTE: Most unionized private sector employers/employees are under the
jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board.
Their number in Hartford is (860) 240- 3522.
“Employer” means any person
acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an
employee, but shall not include any person engaged in farming, or any person
subject to the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act, unless the
National Labor Relations Board has declined to assert jurisdiction over such
person, or any person subject to the provisions of the Federal Railway Labor
Act, or the state or any political or civil subdivision thereof or any religious
agency or corporation, or any labor organization, except when acting as an
employer, or any one acting as an officer or agent of such labor organization.
An employer licensed by the Department of Public Health under section
19a-490 shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter with respect to all
its employees except those licensed under chapters 370 and 379, unless such
employer is the state or any political subdivision thereof. Conn. Gen. Stat. §
“Employee” includes, but shall not be restricted to, any individual employed by
a labor organization, any individual whose employment has ceased as a
consequence of, or in connection with, any current labor dispute or because of
any unfair labor practice, and who has not obtained any other regular and
substantially equivalent employment, and shall not be limited to the employees
of a particular employer; but shall not include any individual employed by his
parent or spouse or in the domestic service of any person in his home, any
individual employed only for the duration of a labor dispute, or any individual
employed as an agricultural worker. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 31-101(6).
Certified Teachers and Administrators employed by local or regional Boards of