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Civil Jury Instructions -
Discriminatory Employment Practices - General Statutes 46a-60
in Violation of General Statutes 31-51m, Whistleblower Statute
Discharge in Violation of General Statutes 31-290a
3.14-7 Wrongful Termination in Violation of General
Statutes § 31-51q - Freedom of Speech
3.14-8 Suarez Exception to Workers' Compensation
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Public Act 17-118 - An Act Concerning Pregnant Women in the Workplace
Connecticut General Statutes
Employees not to be discharged for civil preparedness activity or
eligibility for induction.
31-40t. Employee's right to act in case of
hazardous conditions. Complaints to and investigations by Labor
Commissioner. Hearings. Regulations.
31-51m. Protection of employee who discloses
employer's illegal activities or unethical practices. Civil action.
31-51q. Liability of employer for discipline or discharge of
employee on account of employee's exercise of certain constitutional rights.
31-290a. Discharge or discrimination prohibited. Right of action.
46a-60. (Formerly Sec. 31-126). Discriminatory employment practices
51-247a. Employer not to discharge employee for jury service.
Penalty. Action for recovery of wages and reinstatement. Liability of
employer for failure to compensate juror-employee.
54-85b. Employment protection for witnesses and victims of crime.
Penalty. Action for damages and reinstatement.
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