CT lawmakers vote to extend sick days to nearly all workers; bill heads to governor's desk

The legislation guarantees workers 40 hours per year of sick or paid time off, and will be phased-in over the next three years.

John Craven

May 7, 2024, 2:56 AM

Updated 15 days ago

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Nearly all workers in Connecticut will get paid sick day under a bill approved by Connecticut lawmakers Monday night.
The legislation guarantees workers 40 hours per year of sick or paid time off, and will be phased-in over the next three years.
On Monday afternoon, the state Senate took a final vote on it and sent it to Gov. Ned Lamont's desk.
Gov. Lamont says he will sign it.
The bill passed in the House about two weeks ago.


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