(a) No employer shall compel any employee engaged in any commercial occupation or in the work of any industrial process to work more than six days in any calendar week. An employee's refusal to work more than six days in any calendar week shall not constitute grounds for his dismissal.(b) Any employee, who believes that his discharge was in violation of subsection (a) of this section may appeal such discharge to the State Board of Mediation and Arbitration. If said board finds that the employee was discharged in violation of said subsection (a), it may order whatever remedy will make the employee whole, including but not limited to reinstatement to his former or a comparable position.(c) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars.
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53-303e
(P.A. 76-415, S. 5; 76-435, S. 81, 82; P.A. 13-140, S. 17.)
Discussion of constitutionality of Sunday closing laws or Blue Laws. 177 Conn. 304. Former Subsec. (b) did not pass the "clear secular purpose" test of establishment clause scrutiny; decision that former Subsec. (b) is violative of establishment clause does not extend to other provisions of statute. 191 C. 336. Cited. 229 Conn. 312.