On March 22, Congressman Larson updated Connecticut residents of what Connecticut’s congressional leadership is doing amidst the Pandemic.
As of 3/23/2020 there has been 72,000 unemployment claims ith 10-16k applications being filed daily through filectui.com

If your employees have general questions for the Department of Labor (DOL) they can
call 860- 263-6975 or 203-455-2653 for information concerning unemployment benefits the Employer Hotline is 860-263-6705.

DOL recommends employers furlough employees providing a start-end date which allows DOL to expedite claims.

For up-to-date information on CVOID-19 visit https://portal.ct.gov/coronavirus