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Unemployment Law in CT: What you need to know

Updated: Mar 26, 2020

Thursday, Mar 26, 9:30 AM

Guests: Caroline Pratt, Unit Director, CT Dept. of Labor

Gregg Kallajian, Operations Coordinator

UI Integrity Division, CT Dept. of Labor

Terry Kowalski, Operations Coordinator, Merit Rating department, CT Dept. of Labor

Laying off staff is a scary thought that we hoped we'd never had to face.  COVID-19 had turned the world upside down.  If you think maybe you ought to have a better understanding of how the unemployment system works.  Click the link to register for a Zoom webinar on the Unemployment system with representatives from the State Department of Labors childcare centers are struggling to decide whether to stay open or close, a lot of questions have arisen about how unemployment works in a situation like this, and for whom. Join us to learn from the experts.

(We've asked people to register the first time you log in, but after that, you won't have to register again. It's helpful for us to know who is accessing these opportunities)

Meeting ID: 908 107 592

+19292056099,,908107592# US (New York)

Please feel free to share the link with others who care about preserving a child care system in the face of enormous challenges.

Some Links of Interest:

DOL home page:

Link to filing an unemployment claim:

(click the blue button to file an initial claim application; click the green button to file weekly claims)

FAQs for COVID-19 related questions:

Guide for Filing CT Unemployment Claims (applicable to claims filed due to COVID-19 only):


We will also be hosting a webinar on Small Business Association Loans on Tuesday, March 30th at 9:30 am.

Meeting ID: 908 107 592

+19292056099,,908107592# US (New York)

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