Essentials of Connecticut Wage & Hour Law
Outlined at Feb. 5 Labor Department Seminar
For immediate release
December 29, 2009
Keeping up-to-date with wage and hour regulations can prove to be a challenging
task. Maintaining accurate employee records, properly scheduling meal and break
periods, and knowing which employees are exempt, can often seem daunting.
Assistant Director for the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Division of Wage &
Workplace Standards, will discuss these issues during a Feb. 5 breakfast seminar
sponsored by the agency’s Office of Program Policy. Titled The Essentials of
Wage & Hour Law, the session runs from 8 to 11 a.m. at the department’s
Wethersfield office, 200 Folly Brook Blvd.
The session, the
fourth in the Office of Program Policy’s Winter Employer Seminar series,
features a continental breakfast along with a wealth of information to help
employers better understand wage and hour matters. Topics will include:
- Wage and hour investigations: How to maintain accurate
records. Are you prepared for an audit?
- Making the right decision: Is that employee exempt or
- Meals and break periods
- Connecticut’s wage payment laws – timing, frequency, final
paychecks, deductions, hiring agreements and penalties for violation
pre-registration fee, due by Jan. 29, is $25. Pre-registration applications and
checks should be sent to Kathy Marioni, Connecticut Department of Labor, 200
Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109. Registration forms can be
obtained on the agency’s Web site at
www.ct.gov/dol while individuals with
questions can contact Kathy via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at
(860) 263-6755. Persons needing special accommodations are requested to contact
the agency at least one week prior to the event.
the event of inclement weather, individuals planning to attend should follow the
lead of the Wethersfield Public School System. If schools are delayed or
cancelled for the day, the seminar will be postponed until a later date.
Media Contact: Nancy
Steffens (860) 263-6535