Urge your state legislators to co-sponsor workers' rights bills in Connecticut

Workers deserve more rights

We live in a culture where corporations simply have too much power. Currently, they can:

  • Ask us to sign away our rights
  • Push us out of our jobs for any reason or no reason
  • Work while grieving a loved one
  • Check our credit in the hiring process
  • Fail to conduct investigations for reports of sexual harassment
  • Discriminate against those suffering from domestic violence
  • Retaliate against injured workers
  • Make it difficult for us to leave toxic workplaces when our healthcare is tied to our jobs
  • Silence us when we've been abused
  • Pay some workers below minimum wage
  • Not grant sufficient sick leave amid COVID-19
  • Conduct abusive scheduling practices
  • Avoid accountability for discrimination through wages and promotions
  • Steal wages
  • Block public employees from striking
  • Ask about our desired salary ranges, which has a discriminatory impact
  • Verbally abuse and sabotage workers with zero accountability

We can change this toxic culture for workers through by passing these bills into law:

Data on Connecticut employees, SB1120
This bill will require the Labor Department to conduct a study regarding various topics related to Connecticut workers.

Paid leave, HB6551
This bill will require employers with state contracts or agreements to provide certain service workers with paid leave.

PTSD and first responders, HB6366

This bill will expand workers' compensation coverage for post-traumatic stress injuries to additional first responders and other personnel.

Wage theft, HB6792
This bill will allow the Labor Commissioner to issue fines and citations to contractors and subcontractors who violate the state's prevailing wage laws; and permit the Attorney General to commence a civil action against a contractor or subcontractor who repeatedly violates the state's prevailing wage laws.

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