Connecticut Unemployment Rules

In order to receive unemployment benefits in Connecticut you must follow these rules:

1. You must be able to work, and are not disabled.
2. You must be actively looking for a job, and keeping a record of your job search.
3. You must file a weekly certification.
4. You must not make more than your weekly wage allowance. In some cases, you will be able to work while collecting unemployment - but only so much per week. Make sure when you apply for unemployment that you are very clear about how much you are able to earn each week. Your unemployment counselor will be able to tell you how much this is.

As long as you follow these Connecticut unemployment rules, you will continue to receive your unemployment benefits.

Still Have Questions?

To go back to the Connecticut Unemployment FAQ Page, click here: Connecticut Unemployment FAQ

To go the main Connecticut Unemployment page, click here: Connecticut Unemployment

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# Don 2011-06-09 00:16
My family and I moved to Connecticut a year ago for my job. My wife immediately began looking for a job but nothing materialized. Eventually she sought employment out of state and was offered a nice job in Texas. She has since moved there with our kids, I would like to join them but we cannot afford for me to be out of work. Am I able to claim unemployment in Connecticut due to my family moving out of state?
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# nancy 2013-06-26 09:40
If you are collecting social security and you are still working, can you collect unemployment if you get layed off?
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