The Wage and Workplace
Standards Division administers a wide range of laws that
protect and promote the interests of Connecticut 1.6 million
workers. The Division also devotes considerable resources to
encourage and assist Connecticut's 97,000 employers to comply
with the laws primarily through seminars and educational
materials. When necessary, traditional enforcement remedies are
used as required by law.
Through a balanced delivery of its services, the Wage and Workplace
Standards Division meets its historic mission of promoting prosperity and
stability in the workplace. The Division ensures employees receive the
benefits due them by enforcing workplace laws and help employers to
compete in Connecticut's business environment. We strive
to meet the needs of all our customers, the first time
and every time.