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Navigate the Ins and Outs of Connecticut Unemployment Law

An attorney can help you apply for financial assistance

If you find yourself without a job, unemployment payments can help you stay on your feet. The Law Office of Barbara J. Collins can help you determine the level of compensation you could receive from the Department of Labor. Barbara Collins will assist you during the application process and help you get the funds you deserve.

Schedule a consultation with Barbara Collins now.

Do you qualify for unemployment?

Obtaining unemployment after you've lost your job isn't always easy. As a general rule, you must be unemployed through no fault of your own. However, you may also qualify if you:

  • Were fired for a misconduct issue
  • Were fired by your previous employer
  • Quit your job because of policy changes

The state assesses these types of issues and other niche situations on a case-by-case basis, so you'll want to work with an attorney who can help you determine your eligibility. Speak to attorney Collins today if you have a question about eligibility.

She can also assist with issues surrounding COVID-19 impacts on unemployment benefits.