From the Connecticut Department of Labor:
On January 1, 2015, the minimum wage in Connecticut was increased to $9.15 per hour.
As of January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Connecticut went up to $9.60, and on January 1, 2017, $10.10.
On October 1, 2019, Connecticut’s minimum wage rose from $10.10 to $11.00. It will increase by $1 each year until it reaches $15.00 per hour on June 1, 2023. Beginning in 2024, future increases to Connecticut’s minimum wage will be tied to the federal employment cost index.
Minors (under age 18) may be employed at greater of $10.10 or 85% of Connecticut’s minimum wage for the first 90 days of employment
In Connecticut, minimum wage and other labor standards and practices are enforced by the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Wage and Workplace Standards Division. For more details on the law: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2019/SUM/pdf/2019SUM00004-R02HB-05004-SUM.pdf
SOURCE: Connecticut Department of Labor
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: September2019