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Due to scheduled maintenance on Saturday, Feb. 18, Tax and Benefits web system will be unavailable from 8 am to 6 pm, including the system displaying 1099 tax statement information. For those needing to file a new claim or reopen an existing claim, the online system is available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Notice regarding Form 1099G for 2016 unemployment benefits filers: Beginning January 2017, we have gone paperless, with printable electronic copies now available online. Please click here for details.  

Aviso sobre el Formulario 1099G para los solicitantes de beneficios de desempleo del 2016: A partir de enero del 2017, no usamos papel, las copias electrónicas  ya están disponibles en línea para imprimirlas. Por favor haga clic aquí para más detalles.

All Connecticut Department of Labor offices, including the TeleBenefits Call Centers for Unemployment Insurance claims, will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017  for the President's Day observance. Those needing to file a new or weekly claim, re-open a claim, or wishing to perform an account inquiry can visit www.FileCTUI.com

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NewThe Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL or Department) seeks information regarding a comprehensive solution to implement Web-based On-line Seminar Presentations.  This is a Request for Information (RFI) only.  At a later date, the information obtained from this RFI may be used by the Department to create a formal request for proposal (RFP). For more information, please visit the following link: http://www.biznet.ct.gov/SCP_Search/BidDetail.aspx?CID=41872

 

NewEffective January 1, 2017, the Connecticut minimum wage will be $10.10 per hour. For further Wage and Workplace Standard information click here.

NewSave time and avoid the phone when filing your new UI claim or reopening your existing UI claim! You can now file online by visiting www.FileCTUI.com and clicking on the File Your Unemployment Claim button.  

NewEffective October 2, 2016, the maximum Unemployment Insurance benefit rate for new claims is $616 per week. For more information Click here.

NewThe Fair Chance Employment Law goes into effect 1/1/17. It prevents employers from requiring employees/prospective employees to disclose any criminal history on initial employment applications. Exceptions are if an employer is required to do so under applicable state or federal laws, or the position requires a security or fidelity bond, or equivalent. Upon enactment, call CTDOL at 860-263-6791 if you believe the law has been violated. 

NewThe agency’s Legislation 2016 summary outlines legislation affecting the Labor Department. The summary can be found here.

NewResidents interested in working for an eastern CT manufacturer but lacking experience or training can Click here to learn about the Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative, a free training program providing the skills to become a trades worker! Military veterans encouraged to apply.

Unemployment Insurance Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (UI RESEA) is designed to help UI claimants return to work faster. If you have been selected to take part, please click here for information.


The Manufacturing Innovation Fund Apprenticeship Program provides financial assistance to Connecticut manufacturers that have a Registered Apprentice Program. Click here to apply or for information.

Looking for additional training for your current workforce? CT’s new Incumbent Worker Training Program can provide your company with up to $100,000 in matching funds. Click here to apply or for information.

 
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