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State and federal benefits programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, unemployment, cash assistance, SNAP, disability assistance.

Unemployment Benefits

If the Connecticut Department of Labor Board of Review made a decision about your unemployment case and you think their decision was wrong, this guide can help you appeal to Connecticut’s Superior Court.

People may be concerned about how the partial federal government shutdown will affect federal programs. Here is some information that we collected on various programs.

You should file for unemployment benefits as soon as possible after you leave a job, even if you quit your job or were fired.

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Are your benefits being lowered or cut off? You can appeal, but there are deadlines, so you must act very quickly. Here's how to request that your benefits continue:

Unemployment Benefits

If the Connecticut Department of Labor Board of Review made a decision about your unemployment case and you think their decision was wrong, this guide can help you appeal to Connecticut’s Superior Court.

People may be concerned about how the partial federal government shutdown will affect federal programs. Here is some information that we collected on various programs.

You should file for unemployment benefits as soon as possible after you leave a job, even if you quit your job or were fired.