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All Connecticut Department of Labor offices, including the TeleBenefits Call Centers for Unemployment Insurance claims, will be closed Friday, April 18 for the Good Friday observance.  Those needing to file a weekly or continued UI claim or wishing to perform an account inquiry can use our WebBenefits online system or automated TeleBenefits phone system.

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CTDOL Requests Approval from USDOL to Modify the Agricultural Outreach Plan for 2015.
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The March edition of the Labor Exchange - the CT DOL Employment & Training Newsletter is now available. Click here to read the latest initiatives and services available to Connecticut’s job seekers and employers! Click here to learn more.

Registered Apprenticeship Grant: Apprenticeship program sponsors in the manufacturing, plastics, plastic-related and construction trades are eligible to apply. Click here for general information and eligibility formula information.

Connecticut's Minimum Wage Increased to $8.70 per hour as of January 1, 2014


Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits ended at the end of 2013. (more information)


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