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SECTION 31-51jj

Sec. 31-51jj. Notice to employees of incoming emergency telephone calls.

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; and  

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.

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