workers are covered by the Unemployment Insurance system. However, there are
some major categories of employment that are not.
Types of Employment Not Covered
major categories of employment not covered by the law are:
Newspaper carriers under
age 18 who deliver to customers.
agents (other than industrial life insurance agents).
persons paid only by commission.
proprietors and partners.
under 21 employed by a parent and anyone employed by his or her spouse.
religious or church‑related employment.
Connecticut covered under the unemployment compensation law of another
workers (railroads are self-insured).
sales representatives of a for-profit travel agency.