Unemployment Insurance

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Connecticut Department of Labor (CT DOL) Dial to File Applying for Unemployment Benefits in Connecticut is now done over the phone or online by visiting, www.FileCTUI.com, and clicking on File or Reopen Your Unemployment Claim button. Department of Labor local telephone numbers will connect callers to the automated TeleBenefits system.


NOTE: 4/9/2019 – Individuals that may have relocated to Connecticut from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria may be eligible for a 26-week extension of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits. The following provides information regarding eligibility and filing.

Visit the Connecticut Department of Labor website for more details: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-OnLine/index.htm

Go to Connecticut Department of Labor for the following information:

Visit the Connecticut Department of Labor’s new website, No More Paper Checks! to find out how to obtain unemployment benefits electronically either through direct deposit to a bank account or to a debit card.  The Connecticut Department of Labor has “gone green” with a completely paperless system of Unemployment Benefit payments.

How to Find Providers in Connecticut’s Community Resources Database:

Search by service keyword: Unemployment Insurance

Search by service keyword: Electronic Transfer Accounts


SOURCE: Connecticut Department of Labor