Final Step for Self-Employed UI Filers is Live

May 7, 2020

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 and click the red button labeled with the PUA designation.

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Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Available to UI Claimants

April 29, 2020

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. 

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