Unemployment Compensation

If the Connecticut Department of Labor Board of Review made a decision about your unemployment case and you think their decision was wrong, you may be able to appeal to Connecticut’s Superior Court. An appeal is when you ask the court to look at your case again.
Apply right away! You do not need to have a “pink slip” or other papers to apply! You should apply even if you quit, were laid off or fired, or your boss said you can’t collect. Read this to find out how to apply, what happens next, how to get ready for your UC hearing, what you can do if you are...
This video helps you prepare for an unemployment appeal hearing.
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Links and information for filing an unemployment appeal with the State of Connecticut Department of Labor.
If you would like to apply for unemployment, go to the Connecticut Department of Labor website to file or reopen an unemployment claim.
The federal government maintains a web site designed to simplify access to information about government programs called GovBenefits.gov.  Users enter the site and check boxes indicating, for example, that they are unemployed or the...
File a new unemployment claimTelebenefits phone numbersFile an unemployment appealVideo: Preparing For An Appeal HearingAlso see the legal aid article about unemployment compensation: Are You Out of Work? Apply For Unemployment
The Appearance form tells the court that you plan to participate in the case and that you should get a notice whenever something happens in the case. This form is also used to tell the court when you have changed your address.Help text for...
Appeals Division Video: "Preparing For An Appeal Hearing"By: The Connecticut Department of Labor