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.
Supports diverse economic opportunities, worker protections, and small business revitalization.
Requires businesses to recall their own, or a third party’s laid off employees in order of seniority if they were performing janitorial, building maintenance, security, food service, or hotel hospitality work in an office building and laid off at any time between March 10, 2020 and May 1, 2022.
Expands workers' compensation coverage during the pandemic to include mental or emotional impairments suffered by a police officer, firefighter, EMS, DOC employee, telecommunicator, or health care provider.
Extends certain OSHA training card validity from five years to 10 years.
Extends workers’ compensation to certain employees, including state corrections officers, emergency medical services, and emergency dispatchers.