To: All state or state agents who enter into a contract or
agreement pursuant to
of the Connecticut General Statutes (standard wage rate for certain service
From: Gary K. Pechie, Director
Connecticut Department of Labor
Wage and Workplace Standards Division
Re: Information and impact of Attorney Generalís formal opinion
of September 8, 2003 (Formal
opinion 2003-13 to Labor Commissioner Shaun Cashman).
Date: July 15, 2004
This notice is
to provide information as to the impact of the Attorney Generalís formal opinion
2003-13 on service contracts or agreements covered by
of the Connecticut General Statutes.
The immediate impact of this opinion is that all contracts and
agreements in effect after September 8, 2003 would have to reflect the current
services rates under the Service
Contract Act of 1965, 41 USC 351, et seq as published by the Labor
Commissioner. To provide time to make changes any new rate would be applicable
as of October 1, 2003. The opinion as well as the service rates were posted on
our website which is www.ctdol.state.ct.us.