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Connecticut Unemployment Benefit Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility_Requirements
  • Be fully or partially unemployed;
  • Be unemployed through no fault of your own [the law imposes disqualifications for certain types of separations from employment];
  • Be physically and mentally able to work full time*;
  • Be available for full-time work*;
  • Be registered with the Connecticut Works Center;
  • Be actively seeking work by making reasonable efforts to find employment each week;
  • Required to participate in selected reemployment services if you are identified as a dislocated worker by the profiling system;
  • Required to file your weekly claims as directed. read more
Connecticut Unemployment Insurance Definition
CT Unemployment Insurance is temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own and who are either looking for new jobs, in approved training, or awaiting recall to employment. The funding for Connecticut unemployment insurance benefits comes from taxes paid by CT employers. Workers do not pay any of the costs. To qualify for Connecticut unemployment benefits, you must have earned sufficient wages during a specified time (monetary eligibility). To collect benefits, you must meet certain legal eligibility requirements.

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