HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) – The premium payment program was established by the Connecticut legislature to provide financial assistance to essential workers employed during the pandemic.
If you are an essential worker, you can receive a payment of up to $1,000 from the Premium Payment Program.
About the Premium Pay program:
The Connecticut Premium Pay Program is a fund approved by the Connecticut General Assembly to make $30 million available in assistance to support the critical workforce that helped keep the state operating during the pandemic. The Connecticut State Comptroller’s Office will oversee the program and has hired Public Consulting Group to assist with claims processing and payments. Benefits from the program will be paid in early 2023.
If you can answer yes to the following questions, you can apply for Premium Pay.
• I was employed as an essential worker in Connecticut between March 10, 2020 and May 7, 2022
• I couldn’t work from home
• I have not worked for any federal, state or municipal government agency
• I earned $149,999 or less
To apply, CLICK HERE
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