George Wentworth joined NELP in September, 2009 after 35 years of service with the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL). As Director of Program Policy, he served as General Counsel to the Labor Commissioner for 20 years. In that role, George oversaw the development of all legal policy within the agency, supervised the agency’s in-house legal staff, coordinated regulatory activities and interpreted a wide range of workplace statutes. He served as chief drafter of Connecticut’s unemployment insurance (UI) eligibility regulations and has provided training and policy guidance to the agency’s adjudicators.
Biographical information provided by the NELP website.