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Thank you for visiting the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Unemployment Benefits website. Here you’ll find the latest information about services and tools available to you to help ease the impact of being unemployed. Bookmark this page and check back often - we are committed to keeping you as informed as possible during this difficult time.

Connecticut's maximum Unemployment Insurance weekly benefit rate is $598.00 as of October 4, 2015. (click here to find how this rate is computed)

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Quick Reference Guide for Unemployment Compensation

UI Assistance

Need to call us? Maybe not! Want to change your address? Missed filing your weekly claim? Locked out of your account? The NEW online UI Assistance page will allow you to do all this or more! Click here for the Unemployment Assistance Page

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Asistencia Por Desempleo

¿Necesita llamarnos? Quizás no! ¿Quiere cambiar su dirección? ¿Olvidó someter su reclamo semanal? ¿Su cuenta está bloqueada? La NUEVA página de Asistencia por desempleo en línea, le permitirá hacer todos estos cambios y mucho más!  Haga clic aquí para ver la página de Asistencia por desempleo.

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Re-Opening Your Claim?*

*Select Option #3 if you are filing a new claim using the Telebenefits line.

You must call the Telebenefits line to re-open your claim. The links above are for informational purposes

Common Questions

Laid off due to a large layoff or plant closing?


Links to Useful Resources

Having a problem with your debit card? Call Chase Bank Customer Service at 1-866-315-7808


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