Unemployment Compensation

Do you need help with an unemployment matter?

Call the Statewide Legal Services (SLS) hotline at 1-800-453-3320 and SLS will take your application for legal assistance. People in the Greater New Haven area are encouraged to apply. Even if New Haven Legal Assistance can’t take your case, they may be able to refer you to a law school clinic that provides free legal representation at unemployment hearings.

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...
Read this to learn how to ask the Superior Court to review a final decision by the Unemployment Board of Review.
This video helps you prepare for an unemployment appeal hearing.
The Attorney General represents the interests of the people of the State of Connecticut in all civil legal matters involving the state to protect the public interest, and to serve as legal counsel to all state agencies.
Mission is to protect and promote the interests of Connecticut workers.
Links and information for filing an unemployment appeal with the State of Connecticut Department of Labor.
A brochure published by the State of Connecticut Department of Labor explaining how to file for unemployment benefits online or by phone.
A list of common legal words and their definitions compiled by the Connecticut Judicial Branch. If you didn't find what you were looking for in the Connecticut Judicial Branch glossary, try this glossary of legal terms by the U.S....
Infoline (2-1-1) is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per...
File a new unemployment claimTelebenefits phone numbersFile an unemployment appealVideo: Preparing For An Appeal HearingAlso see our articles on unemployment compensation:Your Rights When You Apply for Unemployment CompensationYour Rights...
Covers employment, unemployment compensation, Workforce Investment Act, workplace safety and discrimination issues.
Unemployedworkers.org is a project of the National Employment Law Project, a national nonprofit organization that advocates for working families.
Information in this guide was compiled by the United Way of Connecticut/2-1-1 from the following sources: CT State Depts. of Insurance, Labor, Public Health, and Social Services; Health Reinsurance Association; HUSKY Infoline; and the U.S...
Appeals Division Video: "Preparing For An Appeal Hearing"By: The Connecticut Department of Labor
Chrysalis Center is a private non-profit healthcare agency that provides support services to people who have low income and are struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, release from incarceration, and homelessness.
Services include adolescent and adult medicine, behavioral health, social services and outreach, women's health, and more.
The Community Renewal Team Inc. is an anti-poverty agency serving people and families throughout the Connecticut River Valley.
Use this web site by the Connecticut Department of Labor to learn about state-sponsored Connecticut Career Fairs.
Offers free workshops available to the public covering topics like resume basics, resume critique, internet job search, online applications/resumes, cover letters, thank you notes, and more.Also provides help to ex-offenders through a...
The Department of Social Services provides a broad range of services to the elderly, people with disabilities, families, and individuals who need assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for self-direction, self-reliance...
Infoline (2-1-1) is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per...
Statewide Legal Services is a telephone hotline helping callers with legal problems in Connecticut. They talk to callers about many different non-criminal legal problems. Some of the problems they can talk to you about include family,...
Workforce Alliance works to improve the delivery of workforce services in close collaboration with business, education and training providers, and local elected officials. They serve the public through four CTWorks Career Centers.Workshops...