Labor, Department of

Agency Website

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 31-1

Agency History

1873, Chapter LXXXII (Public Acts)

Established as a Bureau of Labor Statistics

1875, Chapter LXXXIX (Public Acts)

Bureau abolished

1885, Chapter CXIX (Public Acts)

Bureau of Labor Statistics reconstituted

1887, Chapter CLII (Public Acts)

Office of Factory Inspector created

1915, Chapter 255 (Public Acts)

Combined both the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Office of Factory Inspector into the Department of Labor and Factory Inspection.

1950, Public Act 50-9 (March Special Session)

Name changed to Department of Labor

Published Histories/Articles

Pinksy, David. The Connecticut Bureau of Labor Statistics. Storrs : Labor Education Center, Extended and Continuing Education, University of Connecticut, 1979. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc Ag83Le rep A-4]

Connecticut. Department of Labor. Monthly Bulletin (May 1950), pp. 1-3, 11. "Historic Highlights of the Department of Labor." [CSL Call Number ConnDoc L113e m]

Archived Department of Labor website as harvested by Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archives.

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Annual/Biennial Reports are located in:

[CSL Call Number ConnDoc L112r]

1947-2001, Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002 -, online version

State Archives Record Group: RG 020

List of Commissioners

Name

Years of Service

James F. Babcock, Chief

October 13, 1873-1874

Samuel J. Starr, Chief

1874-1875

Arthur T. Hadley

1885-1887

Samuel M. Hotchkiss

1887-1891

Robert J. Vance

1891-1894

Samuel B. Horne

1894-1898

Harry E. Back

1898-1902

Wm. H. Scoville

1902-1910

Patrick H. Connolley

1910-1915

William S. Hyde

1915-1923

Harry E. MacKenzie

1923-1930

Joseph M. Tone

1930-1938

Cornelius J. Danaher

1938-1944

John J. Egan

1944-1954

Renato E. Ricciuti

1954-1970

Jack A. Fusari

1970-1974

Frank Santaguida

1974-1978

Peter A. Reilly (Acting)

1978

P. Joseph Peraro

1978-1987

Betty L. Tianti

1987-1990

Ronald F. Petronella

1990-1995

John E. Saunders (Acting)

1995

James P. Butler

1995-2000

Shaun B. Cashman 2001-2005
Patricia H. Mayfield 2006-2011
Linda Agnew (Acting) 2011
Glenn Marshall 2011-July 2012
Dennis Murphy (Acting) July 2012-present