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Connecticut Labor Department Offices Will Be Closed May 22 and May 25

For immediate release
May 22, 2009

WETHERSFIELD, – Due to state budget constraints, all Department of Labor offices will be closed on Friday, May 22.

Several CTWorks Career Centers will be open on May 22, although Labor Department staff and services will not be available that day. Please call ahead to see if your local CTWorks office is open. 

On Monday, May 25, all Labor Department offices and CTWorks Career Centers will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Initial claims for unemployment compensation will be processed through Thursday, May 21, but due to the office closings and the Memorial Day observance, checks will be mailed beginning Tuesday, May 26.  

The automated TeleBenefits and Web Benefits systems for filing continued unemployment claims will be available Friday, Sunday and Monday (May 22, 24, 25) with continued claims checks also being mailed out beginning Tuesday, May 26.

To determine your local TeleBenefits number, callers can look in the Blue Pages of their phone directory or call 2-1-1 Infoline. Web Benefits services can be accessed on the agency’s Web site at and clicking on the “unemployment benefits” button.

Media Contact: Nancy Steffens  (860) 263-6535

200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000

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