Posted on May 7, 2020 by admin
On April 30th, the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) announced that the self-employed could apply for federal unemployment benefits. Unfortunately, the system was not fully set up to handle those claims.
Today, the site has been updated and the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation “red button” is posted and active on their site.
Self-employed individuals must follow a two-step application process:
More information can be found on the DOL site: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-OnLine/index.htm
As always, do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns about the state’s response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic, or any other matter pertaining to state government.
Stay safe and healthy.
State Representative John Piscopo