Sec. 31-51jj. Notice to employees of incoming emergency
a. For purposes of this section:
1. "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;
2. "Member of the employee's
family" means a mother, father, husband, wife, son, daughter, sister
or brother of the employee.
b. 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.