The Connecticut Department of Labor announced it has activated the filing site for independent contractors, gig workers, and individuals who are self-employed can complete the necessary filing applications for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). Those who need to file a claim should visit www.filectui.com and click the red button labeled with the PUA designation.
This morning the Governor announced in-person classes at all K-12 public schools in Connecticut will remain canceled for the rest of the 2019-20 school year.Schools will be required to continue providing distance learning and meals to students.
If you’re self-employed and haven’t filed, the federal rules state you must file first through Connecticut’s unemployment system to receive a denial that then qualifies you for federal unemployment.
The Department of Labor has released unemployment assistance guidance for gig workers and the self-employed.
The Connecticut Department of Labor successfully updated its system to implement Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) to provide an additional $600 weekly to filers receiving state unemployment benefits. Benefits will be retroactive to March 29, 2020 for all eligible claimants. It will be provided through July 25, 2020.
Governor Lamont Friday issued his 29th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Effective Monday night, cloth face coverings or a higher level of protection are required in public wherever close contact is unavoidable.