> Connecticut Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Connecticut's eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Connecticut, have worked in the past 12 to 18 months, and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
You may file a claim for benefits by telephone in English or Spanish. Claims for Unemployment Compensation are now taken by telephone; please visit our website to locate the listed telephone number that is within your local calling area:
For more information on Connecticut UI program, visit our web site at:
or visit the Connecticut Department of Labor web site at: