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03 Nov

November 2021: Connecticut Salary Range Question and Answers

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Update Applicable to:

All employers in Connecticut.

What happened?

On September 28, 2021, the Connecticut Department of Labor released a Q&A for House Bill No. 6380 (HB 6380) Public Act 21-30.

What are the details?

In September 2021, the Connecticut Department of Labor released an article “Questions and Answers Regarding Public Act 21-30” – “An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for a Vacant Position,” a guidance – not legal advice – for employers to comply with the new law that has been in effect since October 1, 2021.

Public Act 21-30 is a law prohibiting employers from failing or refusing to provide:

  • An applicant with the wage range for the position they applied to, either when they request it or before they are offered compensation, whichever is earlier; or
  • An employee with the wage range for their position when they are hired, change their position, or when they first request their wage range.

For more information, please see the links below:

House Bill No. 6380

Q&A Regarding Public Act 21-30

What do employers need to do?

Employers should review the questions within the Q&A link and review their payroll system.