Filing for Unemployment


CLICK HERE TO GO TO State of CT Department of Labor Unemployment Benefits Center


ReEmployCT system provides a Work Search Efforts "waiver" automatically for verified union members. (note: not every construction worker is a union member)

To receive a Union "Waiver", the individual (construction worker) must:

  1. Answer YES to "Are you a construction worker?"
  2. Answer YES to "Are you a member of a trade union?
  3. Provide the NCCI code for their associated trade.

Note: if the Claimant answers questions above correctly, they will be omitted from the work search requirment for the entire benefit year.