I have performed substantive work on the building, at least one partial day every sixty days between my first day on the job and today, however multiple tasks have been involved. My last day is today. Thank you.
The real question is do you have several different contracts or have an agreement where they ask you to come in to do more work, essentially under the same original contract. YOu haven't really given us enough facts to give you the best answer possible. I have given you a link to the American Subcontractors Association's manual, "Liens and Bond Clailms in the 50 States." http://www.keglerbrown.com/content/uploads/2017/02/Lien-and-Bond-Claims-in-the-50-States-2017.pdf Check the Connecticut entry for a snyopsis of the mechanic's lien law there. I would recommend that you talk with an attorney to help you here and on future projects so this doesn't happen again. Check Avvo's Find a Lawyer for a local Construction & Development attorney. They might not be answering questions here, but are likely to give you a few minutes on the phone for a quick answer and be able to help you if you decide that you want to file a lien.
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There is too much information missing to give you a viable answer. If you did work at the property and haven't been paid, you very well may have a claim against the building owner. However, you haven't stated in what capacity you did the work and under whose direction/supervision you were acting when you performed the work. Below is the mechanic's lien statute in Ct. I would advise consulting with an attorney soon as you need to file a mechanic's lien within 90 days of the work performed to be valid.
Much depends on who you were working for. Was it the owner or a general contractor? If your agreement was with the Owner, directly, then you have lien rights and any lien should be filed no later than 90 days from your last day of work. If you were a subcontractor, you still have lien rights but it's more complicated and the lien is served on the owner and general contractor along with a notice of lien. This is a very technical area of the law and even seasoned lawyers can make mistakes. You really should contact a construction lawyer and have a full vetting of your issues before filing anything against the property.
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