I work for a small business owner but are my rights if I’m classified as

I work for a small business owner who employs less than 50 people. I have been working 40 hour shifts for the past 3 years and am still classified as

Asked on January 13, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Connecticut


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No, there is no obligation to provide employees insurance, vacation, or sick days: it is legal to have full time positions without any of these things. So your employer could have simply opted to not provide these for your job, and that would be legal, leaving you no recourse.

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