What’s Working: Colorado unemployment system getting rebuilt, new round of Paycheck Protection loans start Monday
Other states have started paying the $300 bonus while some on unemployment are still waiting on the computers.
What’s Working: Small business funding available, back to business in 2021, Colorado unemployment updates and more
Plus: New unemployment system launches Jan. 10, new rules for employers, and how to start your own business
What’s Working: Colorado resources for the unemployed, those in need or those who’d like to support them
After another up-and-down week for unemployment benefits as new federal relief seemed final and then not, let’s focus on what’s important: People
What’s Working: CARES Act II inches closer as 280,000 Coloradans will lose unemployment benefits day after Christmas
What CARES Act Part II may offer to the unemployed, plus a Denver effort to help salons and barbershops, free rent and mental-health support and 75,000 job openings
What’s Working: Two weeks until the end of unemployment benefits for 150,000 Coloradans and counting
With just a few weeks of federal CARES Act support, jobless Coloradans see options dwindle, but there still are some; plus, updates on holds, overpayments and what could happen in January
What’s Working: Will Colorado become the nation’s precedent for extended unemployment benefits?
Plus: More small business grants, a D.C. update and how to move to PUA
What’s Working: Why nearly 100,000 out-of-work Coloradans were excluded from an unemployment benefit that is now ending early
Keep reading to learn about free job training, who’s hiring in Colorado and why some unemployment cases remain are still on hold months later.
What’s Working: Ugh, what a week for Colorado restaurants, small businesses and the already unemployed
Thousands are facing unemployment again as at least 20 Colorado counties implement new COVID-19 restrictions, the end of one unemployment program, plus new jobs, updates on fraud, holds and more
What’s Working: Minimum wage going to $12.32, plus how new COVID restrictions (and fraud?) has doubled unemployment
Plus: New rules for equal pay, sick days, a chart on Colorado’s top-growing industry sectors and more!
What’s Working: As coronavirus cases increased, so did the number of Coloradans filing for unemployment
Plus: How Colorado restaurants are figuring out how to stay open outdoors, a free feast this Thanksgiving and the Dec. 26 doozy
What’s Working: A new $375 stimulus, small business grants and tales from Colorado’s unemployment queue
Also: A very important form for renters facing eviction; unopened emails; and a child-at-home mistake
What’s Working: Colorado unemployment rate drops to 6.4%, $19 million for small businesses, plus “Lost Wages” leftovers
It’s the last day to certify for the $300 LWA, but if you’ve been stuck in the state’s unemployment system, there’s still $180 million left.
What’s Working: Unemployment backlogs, backdates and overpayments in Colorado
Plus: Fidelity has 300 jobs available, PPP forgiveness has begun, understanding your place in unemployment’s alphabet soup and more!
What’s Working: “Lost wages” gets a new deadline, overpayment forgiveness, small business updates and more
Do the 70,000 to 80,000 folks eligible for “Lost Wages” not want their $300-$1,800? Plus, the latest on small business loans, housing help and the new unemployment portal.
What’s Working: One third of Colorado’s share of “Lost Wages” still unclaimed, plus a new portal to the unemployment office
Did you know a Denver organization hosts a weekly “Who’s Hiring” webinar every Wednesday? Read on for the latest on navigating jobs in a pandemic.
What’s Working: Thousands of fraud holds lifted for Colorado unemployed, while more face pricier health insurance
How some things unexpectedly went from bad to worse for some out-of-work people in Colorado. Plus, Lost Wages benefits begin, more unemployment fraud news and other updates in this week’s What’s Working.
Unemployed and nearly homeless, jobless Coloradans whose benefits are on hold are crying for help
Those stuck in Colorado's overwhelmed unemployment system are struggling with basic survival
The $300 “Lost Wages” bonus begins, Amazon is hiring like crazy and answers from Colorado’s labor department
The chaos of pandemic employment continues but What’s Working has got you covered.
What’s Working: Extra $300 unemployment benefit gets a start date and how Colorado overpaid $40 million in jobless aid
Plus: Hiring by an agency for the homeless, the D.C. COVID relief update and resources for help with rent, utilities and other bills
What’s Working: The situation with PUA benefits. Plus, why action is needed to get extra payments.
Getting into the nitty-gritty of Colorado’s unemployment system takes us deeper into holds on PUA payouts, extended benefits and fraud.