Employment Law: Employee Commuting Time Not Compensable

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


Rejecting a plumbing foreman's claim that he was entitled to compensation for his time spent commuting to and from work, which was alleged to be two hours each day, the Connecticut Supreme Court has declined to accord deference to the Connecticut Department of Labor's interpretation of travel time, which is less favorable to employers. Sarrazin v. Coastal, 311 Conn. 581 (2014).

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