To file an unemployment claim, please access the CT Department of Labor at http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-online/index.htm
The CT Department of Labor offers guidance for your employees if you need to temporarily close your business, including how to file for unemployment benefits, FMLA, as well as a reduction-in-work alternative to layoffs, called SharedWork.
The State of Connecticut provides updated information at https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus. A dedicated phone line, 860-500-2333, can be used for direct assistance and guidance, or you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about a short-term low-interest loan program is expected to be announced soon.
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of CT have created the NAIFA CT website including a link to a NAIFA COVID-19 resource page that members can access at www.naifact.org . This site may be useful information for individuals who own or manage small to mid-sized businesses who may need some relief from the economic impact of the current pandemic.