Sec. 31-51g. Use of polygraph prohibited. Penalty.
- For the purposes of this section
"polygraph" means any mechanical or electrical instrument or device of
any type used or allegedly used to examine, test or question individuals
for the purpose of determining truthfulness.
- (1) No person, firm, corporation, association
or the state or any political subdivision thereof shall request or
require any prospective employee or any employee to submit to, or take,
a polygraph examination as a condition of obtaining employment or of
continuing employment with such employer or dismiss or discipline in any
manner an employee for failing, refusing or declining to submit to or
take a polygraph examination. (2) No employment agency, as defined in
section 31-129, and no agent for an employer shall require any person to
submit to, or take, a polygraph examination for any purposes whatsoever.
- Any person, firm, corporation or association
which violates any provision of this section shall be fined not less
than two hundred fifty dollars nor more than one thousand dollars for