I Am Collecting Unemployment In Connecticut, And Received A Permanent Partial Disability Award From My Previous Employer. Will My Connecticut Unemployment Be Reduced?

by Joseph C. Maya on Feb. 23, 2024

Employment 

Summary: I Am Collecting Unemployment In Connecticut, And Received A Permanent Partial Disability Award From My Previous Employer. Will My Connecticut Unemployment Be Reduced?

Your unemployment in Connecticut should not be affected by a Permanent Partial Disability Award from your previous employer.  It might be wise to inform unemployment that you are collecting a PPD payment, but a PPD payment is not considered a wage replacement so it is acceptable to receive payments for PPD and unemployment at the same time.  This is a confusing subject and may be hard to navigate.  It may be in your best interest to consult an attorney who has experience in employment law to educate you on your rights and the best plan of action.


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