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Connecticut Department of Labor offices will be closed Thursday, November 22, for Thanksgiving. Those needing to file a new claim or re-open an existing claim, weekly claim, or wishing to perform an account inquiry can visit www.FileCTUI.com. As banks and other financial institutions may also observe the holiday, benefit payments may be delayed.

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The State of Connecticut plans to submit a waiver request to the USDOL and is seeking public comment. The proposed waiver may be found here or on the Office of Workforce Competitiveness’ website here . All comments should be submitted by Friday November 30, 2018 to mark.polzella@ct.gov.

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 on the rights and duties of CT public-sector employers and employees, the Attorney General’s office has issued this guidance: Guidance on Janus v. AFSCME

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.  

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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