Connecticut State employees that are placed in harm's way on an almost daily basis have always been given special status under Connecticut Worker's Compensation Law. One such group is Corrections Officers who are often exposed to the danger of physical harm on a daily basis.
In a right thing to do gesture,
regulations have been implemented effective December 20, 2007
to expand the worker's compensation protections to Correctional Officers called into work from home. The benefits of the Connecticut Worker's Comp laws begin at such time as the officer leaves his or her home.
For a more detailed discussion of this new regulation, or for a discussion of any worker's compensation issue, feel free to call me at 860-523-8783. I would be glad to speak with you.