07 Sep

August 2020 Connecticut HR Legal Updates

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Connecticut Wage Increase Set on September 1, 2020

What happened?
Connecticut’s minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour as of September 1, 2020.

What are the details?
On May 28, 2019, Connecticut Governor Lamont signed Public Act 19-4, An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage, which gradually increases the minimum wage in Connecticut over the next several years. The first increase took place on October 1, 2019, when the minimum wage increased to $11.00 per hour.

The next increase will take effect on September 1, 2020, when Connecticut’s minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour.

What do employers need to do?
Employers should consult with their payroll specialist to ensure that all employee wages remain in compliance.


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