Resources for State Employees
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Services for CT state employees

As a state employee, your work touches lives every day. Our goal is to provide you with everything you need to succeed in your role, so you can serve the people of Connecticut as effectively as possible.

Explore this page for information on services and benefits for Connecticut state employees. This includes:

  • Compensation and benefits
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Holidays
  • Workers' compensation
  • Learning and development

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

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Learn about the EEO

We’re dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment for all state employees. CT DAS started the Equal Employment Opportunity Unit to support this mission through:

  • Discrimination investigations
  • Employee counseling

General employee benefits

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Explore employee benefits

You qualify for many exciting benefits while you serve the State of Connecticut, including health and dental insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and so much more.

Many of these benefits can transfer between jobs, so you can take them with you if your career brings you to another role in CT’s government.

Workers compensation

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Find information on workers’ compensation

The state of Connecticut works to ensure a safe workplace for all employees. Unfortunately, there are situations where employees are injured or become ill while on the job. These employees are entitled to workers’ compensation.

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Explore family and medical leave entitlements

We understand that you may find yourself in need of time off from work to care for yourself or someone you love. Our generous leave entitlements give employees time when they need it most, without worrying about the security of their job. For situations like these, we offer job-protected family and medical leave, including:

  • Personal medical leave
  • Caregiver leave
  • Bonding leave
  • Military family leave
  • Organ or bone marrow donation leave

Learn more about the process of taking family and medical leave, how to qualify for each leave, the amount of leave you can take, and more.

Find more about FMLA 

Learning and development

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Get resources to grow your career in CT

Explore all the professional learning and development resources available to you as an employee with the state of Connecticut.
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Explore holidays in Connecticut

Find a list of holidays honored by CT and its agencies, including what dates they are observed each year. There are currently 13 holidays officially observed by the state.