Press Releases

Press Release: State Labor Department Provides Updated On Unemployment Fraud and Customer Service Enhancements

(DENVER) -- Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) provided an update on unemployment insurance fraud and outlined steps individuals should take if they suspect their identity was used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. As unemployment claims continue to sustain historic levels, there have been greater incidents of fraud reported in Colorado and nationally.

Press Release: Regular Initial UI Claims Filed For The Week Ending August 1st

(DENVER) -- Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that 7,138 regular initial unemployment claims were filed the week ending August 1st. There were also 7,585 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims filed for the same week. Since mid-March, a total of 517,203 regular unemployment initial claims have been filed and a grand total of 679,255 claims, including federal PUA benefits.*