Connecticut Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Connecticut show an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Connecticut unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Connecticut Department of Labor for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Connecticut Department of Labor

Unemployment through no fault of your own and who are looking for new jobs
In approved training
Awaiting recall to employment
Be physically and mentally able to work and available for work
Be registered with career center
Be actively seeking work by making reasonable efforts to find employment each week
File your weekly claims as directed

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits:  Up to 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $15-$519

Determined by:  Two highest of the four quarters of your base period

Dependency Benefit: A dependency allowance for an eligible dependent is $15 each week.  Total dependency allowances cannot be paid for more than five dependents ($75) and may never exceed your weekly benefit rate.