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Workers and Employers

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a significant impact on the lives of many Connecticut citizens, including Connecticut workers and employers. If your employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, please visit the websites below for employment and training opportunities, as well as to file for unemployment benefits.

 

Unemployment

Frequently Asked Questions for Workers and Employers - The Department of Labor has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Connecticut workers and employers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The FAQ is regularly updated and provides information on unemployment insurance, paid sick leave, wages and hours, and other employment-related issues.

FileCT.com - To file or get more information about the unemployment process and requirements, please go to www.filectui.com to file with your personal computer, tablet or Smartphone.

 

Job Search

CTHIRES.com - Find a job! Make your resume available to leading U.S. employers. Schedule Job Search Agents to search for new matches automatically on the schedule you desire at Connecticut's Job Bank!

Connecticut’s Reemployment Portal - Job hunting requires some creative thinking. CT’s Reemployment Portal helps you think about occupations and find jobs that match your skills and experience.

State of Connecticut Employer Search - Search for Connecticut Employers by industry, geography, occupation or company name. Find the largest companies in Connecticut or search all by region, WIA, or town. Click on a company name to view more information about that employer. This employer information is provided by InfoGroup®.

Shared Work - Workers can make their employer aware of CTDOL’s Shared Work program as an alternative to layoffs. The program allows employers to reduce employees’ work schedules by 10 percent to 60 percent during business slowdowns such as the COVID-19 crisis while supplementing workers with unemployment benefits for the reduction in work. 

 

Training and Education

Connecticut Job & Career ConneCTion - A stop-by-step guide to the world of work - choosing an occupation, finding appropriate education and training, and finding the right job.

Connecticut Education & Training ConneCTion - Find schools and training providers in your area that offer the program or course you are interested in or those that will prepare you for the your chosen occupation.

Training and Education Planning System - Designed to aid the analysis and discussion of the demand and supply of talent in Connecticut’s workforce. It is intended to help identify where there may be skill shortages or surpluses in the labor market, and thereby guide investments in education and training programs by program planners and administrators, as well as by individuals considering career options.

Connecticut Careers in STEM - Research careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.