The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is also working to address $17.5 million in overpayments, a depleted Trust Fund and the approaching end of $600 weekly pandemic payments
United Airlines, a major Denver employer, is sending layoff notices to nearly half of its U.S. employeesBy The Associated Press Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Nearly one-third of new pandemic unemployment claims last week were fake, Colorado’s labor department saysBy Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
More than 540,000 people -- or more than one in six Colorado workers -- have filed for unemployment in Colorado since the coronavirus crisis began
Unemployment claims in Colorado continue to drop; more than 500,000 have sought aid since coronavirus began
There were 12,149 unemployment claims filed last week by people traditionally eligible for jobless benefits, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said on Thursday that 15,603 initial claims were filed last week for people normally eligible to collect benefits
Only 6% of calls to Colorado’s unemployment line are getting answered. But changes are on the horizon.
Calls to the state's unemployment call center are 10-30 times higher than pre-coronavirus. Colorado has ramped up its capacity, but soon getting help may no longer require a phone call.
The rate is the highest it has been since the state began tracking unemployment levels in 1976
The new filings continue a slowing trend over the past several weeks in the number of people submitting claims
Colorado’s unemployment system, slammed with coronavirus claims, inadvertently exposed people’s private data
The unauthorized access is blamed on a vendor's technical issue and was identified and blocked within an hour after it was noticed on Saturday, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
The bad news? Colorado unemployment claims rose again last week. The good news? The pace is slowing.
The silver lining: For four straight weeks there have been gradual declines in regular unemployment claims in Colorado
The claims continued to rise even as some businesses in Colorado begin reopening as restrictions on people's movement are eased