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During this peak claim period we are currently working on new and re-opened claims submitted 3/10/2018. If you received an email from CTDOL, we received your claim. Current turnaround time for claims and inquiries is 14-18 days. Please do not file duplicate claims as this slows down our processing. If applicable, we will ensure you are brought up to date on your weekly filing. Your patience is appreciated during our high volume period.

The DRAFT WIOA Unified State Plan Modification 2018-2020 is now available for public comment: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/OWC/CETC/Reports-Plans.htm

The CT Retirement Security Authority is seeking an Executive Director – application deadline is Feb. 14. Please find job description here.

Looking for employment or unemployment help? Our new webpage, www.JobCenterCT.com provides direct links to help with UI claims, job search, hiring events and more.  

Advisory from the CT Retirement Authority: employers are not required to provide a retirement savings plan to employees by 1/1/18. Read more here.

Check out CT’s new Employer Resource Card | Employer Resource Guideoffering a roadmap to the many programs, services and incentives that may be available to companies and organizations.

The Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative is a free training program providing the skills to become a trades worker. Military veterans encouraged to apply. Click here to learn more.

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 $50,000 in matching funds. Click here to apply or for information.

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Wage Laws and Workplace Safety Wage Laws and Workplace Safety:
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Apprenticeship Apprenticeship:
On-the-job training programs; employer incentives; tax credits, and more…
OWC Office of Workforce Competitiveness:
Workforce initiatives, grant development, project administration, workforce policy…

Veterans Services

Veterans Services:
Helping veterans transfer skills and
begin new careers


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