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ReEmployCT Does Not Text.

CTDOL is urging residents to be aware of a new text scam. Criminals are texting residents and telling them to click on fraudulent links to fix or update issues in their unemployment claim. These texts are fraud and not coming from CTDOL. The agency recommends that all unemployment filers, CTHires users, and job seekers stay vigilant about this and other scams targeting residents. CTDOL does not text unemployment claimants and will not text for account updates or to notify filers of a problem. 

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  • State Unemployment Rate - 4.4% 
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR NEWS

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CT Department of Labor Warns of Text Scams

CTDOL is warning residents of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.

Additionally, the agency is reminding residents that receiving a 1099 tax form or a monetary determination letter may indicate that criminals are using your identity to try to claim unemployment benefits. 

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