Sec. 31-51jj. Notice to employees of incoming emergency
- For purposes of this section:
- "Emergency" means a situation in
which a member of the employee's family has died, experienced a
serious physical injury or is ill and in need of medical attention;
- "Member of the employee's
family" means a mother, father, husband, wife, son, daughter, sister
or brother of the employee.
- An employer shall notify an employee
of an incoming emergency telephone call for the employee if the caller
states that the emergency involves a member of the employee's family. It
shall not be a violation of this section if the employer proves, by a
preponderance of the evidence, that he or she made reasonable efforts to
notify the employee of the emergency telephone call.
- The failure of an employer to
comply with any provision of this section shall be an infraction.