The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.
Implements an unsustainable new paid family and medical leave program for all private sector employees, funded by mandatory payroll deductions Workers can take up to three months of paid leave annually at 100% of pay, capped at $1,000 per week.
Increases the minimum wage by $1.90 in 2020, $1.50 in 2021, and by $1.50 in 2022, and calls for automatic increases thereafter. Also eliminates the training wage.
Creates a workforce pipeline.
Highly regulates internet service providers, including requiring the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to apply net neutrality principles, enforced through civil penalties.
Contributes to rising healthcare costs by mandating insurance coverage for motorized wheelchairs and repairs.