Labor & Employment Law

Ambrose, Neil J. et al. Advanced Workers’ Compensation in Connecticut. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, Inc., 1996.

Analysis of Workers’ Compensation Laws (1997). U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1997.

Contains information on state workers’ compensation laws and indemnity benefit levels.

Annual Survey of Connecticut Labor Law Developments. Rocky Hill, CT: Connecticut Bar Association – Labor and Employment Law Section, 1981 – present.

Asselin, John T. The Connecticut Worker’s Compensation Practice Manual. Fairfield, CT: Connecticut Law Tribune, 1985.

Kept current with periodic supplementation. Latest supplement issued in 1988-89.

Bird, Ann F.; Foley, Michael E.; and Zaccardi, Henry J. Sexual Harassment in the Connecticut Workplace: Training Manual. Hartford, CT: Pepe & Hazard – Labor Law Department, 1994. 1 volume, looseleaf.

A video accompanies the manual and serves as an educational training source. For more information, call the Labor Law Department – Pepe & Hazard at 860-522-5175.

Byrne, Kathleen M. et al. Connecticut Labor and Employment Law. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, Inc., 1995.

Clemow, Brian and Labor Law Department of Shipman & Goodwin. CBIA’s Employer’s Guide to Connecticut Labor & Employment Laws and Regulations. Hartford, CT: Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Inc., 1995. Looseleaf.

Kept current with periodic supplementation.

Connecticut Employment Issues Today. Branford, CT: Labor Relations Publishing Co., 1991.

Connecticut Employment and Labor Law. Cromwell, CT: Lorman Education Services, 1998.

Connecticut Labor Laws and Regulations. Wethersfield, CT: Connecticut Department of Labor, 1993.

Last revision was done in 1993. Usually updated every two to three years. Call Labor Dept. for current edition, 860-566-2393.

Connecticut Labor Market Review. Wethersfield, CT: Connecticut Department of Labor – Office of Research. Monthly.

This newsletter is prepared by the Office of Research from information compiled from statistics gathered by the Connecticut Department of Labor. It features the labor markets of various cities in Connecticut. Contact Office of Research at 860-566-3462.

Connecticut Worker’s Compensation Review Opinions. Charlottesville, VA: Lexis Law Publishing, 1982 – present.

Includes full text of all opinions issued since the creation of the Compensation Review Division of the Workers’ Compensation Commission of the Labor Department in 1979. Publication of Review Board Opinions discontinued January 1998. CT Workers Compensation Commission to possibly publish opinions. Opinions are available 1/1/96-present on worldwide web site at, including links to statutes, regulations and other opinions. Printable through a browser.

Employment Security Board of Review Precedent Manual. Wethersfield, CT: Connecticut Department of Labor, 1987 – present.

The Precedent Manual provides a digest to all Connecticut laws pertaining to unemployment compensation and includes case indexes.

Hirsch, Jeffrey L. and Davenport, Alicia B. Labor and Employment Law in Connecticut. Charlottesville, VA: Lexis Publishing, 1991. 1 volume, looseleaf.

Comprehensive reference manual covering both state and federal laws and regulations relating to the employer-employee relationship. Kept current with periodic supplementation

Kaletsky, Rick et al. OSHA Compliance Update in Connecticut. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, Inc., 1996.

Labor Situation. Wethersfield, CT.: Connecticut Department of Labor. Monthly.

Part of the Personal Income Series published by the Department of Labor. Lists the Connecticut Personal Income and Connecticut Wage statistics and includes all wages and salaries subject to the state and civilian federal unemployment programs based on place of employment.

Municipal Employee Relations Act (MERA) Manual. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, 1991. 1 volume, looseleaf.

Kept current with annual releases and interim updates.

Sevarino, Angelo Paul. Connecticut Workers’ Compensation After Reforms. 2nd ed. West Hartford, CT: Atlantic Law Book Co., Current.

Kept current with annual supplementation. New edition expected in Spring 1999.

State of Connecticut Worker’s Compensation Bulletin, No. 41. Hartford, CT: Board of Commissioners, 1995.

This is the Worker’s Compensation Act as amended to January 1, 1995. Price is free if able to pick it up personally, otherwise it is $3.00 (postage & handling). Contact the Board of Commissioners, Connecticut State Worker’s Compensation, 999 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT 06105. Call 860-566-4154.