The Connecticut Department of Labor’s Shared Work Program helps businesses prevent layoffs by allowing them to temporarily reduce employee hours and use partial unemployment benefits to supplement lost wages.
Workplace Safety Guidelines
Resources to help you keep your workplace safe
Business Assistance and Relief
Programs and initiatives to assist businesses
Rules for Doing Business in CT
Rules for Doing Business in CT, by Industry
Resources to Reopen
Connecticut businesses will be allowed to reopen in planned phases. But before you can open your doors, you must self-certify that you are following strict safety guidelines to keep your employees and customers safe.
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New COVID PPP Access for Small Businesses
See if your business is eligible to reopen
Discover business employee support resources to help you find relief during COVID-19.See more on Employee Support
Business Fraud Alerts
Covid-19 Business Emergency Response Unit
Need further help? The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is dedicated to helping businesses find critical resources.
Call the Business Emergency Response Unit directly at 860-500-2333
Email - DECD.Covid19@ct.gov
Have more questions about Coronavirus?
Ask the CT Virtual Assistant now: (833) 250-7633
Relay services for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing can be accessed by calling 7-1-1. Anyone who is out-of-state or using Relay can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 toll free by dialing 1-800-203-1234.
The CT Virtual Assistant and 2-1-1 info hotline are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
These services are for general questions about COVID-19. If you're experiencing symptoms, contact your medical provider.
Phase 2.1 - New Rules for Businesses and Gatherings
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