Unemployment News and Alerts

ALERT | 10.28.2020 | 3:10 p.m.
Per Governor Polis’ executive order, we will be issuing a one-time stimulus payment of $375 to eligible claimants. You do not need to contact us or take any action in order to receive this payment. We will be directly contacting all eligible claimants. For more information, visit cdle.colorado.gov/one-time-stimulus



ALERT | 10.22.2020 | 7:30 a.m.
Unemployment self-service applications will not be available on 10/22 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Unemployment Insurance self-service applications for regular unemployment claims, including online payment request, File a Claim, MyUI Employer, MyUI Claimant, the Payment Method selection application, Virtual Assistant, and the telephone interactive voice response service will not be available on October 22 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Customers will not have the option to get updates, view accounts, or request or make payments during this outage. Thank you for your patience as we improve our systems in order to better serve you.

 

ALERT | 10.8.2020 | 1:30 p.m.
The deadline to certify for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits has been extended to midnight on Saturday, October 24. To certify, just click the Virtual Assistant below and type, “Lost Wages.” Learn More About LWA >



ALERT | 10.8.2020 | 10:00 a.m.
The Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) certification function within the Virtual Assistant is now available. Just click the Virtual Assistant below and type, “Lost Wages.
Learn More About LWA >

 

ALERT | 10.5.2020 | 3:00 p.m.
Due to the Mother Cabrini Day state holiday on Monday, October 5 and the Columbus Day federal holiday on Monday, October 12, unemployment benefit payments will be delayed. Benefit payments normally issued on Monday and Tuesday will each be delayed by 1-2 days depending on your method of payment.



ALERT | 10.2.2020 | 8:00 a.m.
The Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) certification function within the Virtual Assistant is now available. Just click the Virtual Assistant below and type, “Lost Wages.
Learn More About LWA >



ALERT | 10.1.2020 | 7:00 a.m.
Unemployment self-service applications will not be available on 10/01 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Unemployment Insurance self-service applications for regular unemployment claims, including online payment request, File a Claim, MyUI Employer, MyUI Claimant, the Payment Method selection application, and the telephone interactive voice response service will not be available on October 1 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Customers will not have the option to view accounts or request or make payments during this outage. Thank you for your patience as we improve our systems in order to better serve you.

 

ALERT | 9.17.2020 | 11:45 a.m.
The Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) certification function within the Virtual Assistant is now available. Just click the Virtual Assistant below and type, “Lost Wages.
Learn More About LWA >



ALERT | 9.16.2020 | 2:15 p.m
The Lost Wages Assistance certification functionality is currently unavailable as we work to address intermittent service outages. We are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible and expect functionality to be restored later today. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

ALERT | 9.15.2020
Due to technical difficulties, all Virtual Assistant functionality will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes from 3:45 to 4:15 PM. We apologize for this inconvenience and are working to restore all services as quickly as possible. Please try again after 4:15 PM.

 

ALERT | 9.15.2020
Due to high demand, we are currently experiencing some technical issues with our Virtual Assistant. We are actively working to resolve these issues. If you experience problems, please try again later in the day. It is not necessary to schedule a callback due to these issues.
 

ALERT | 9.14.2020
To begin the certification for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits, click the Virtual Assistant at the bottom of the page and type “LWA.” For more info, click here.


ALERT | 7.1.2020
Our Virtual Assistant at the bottom of the page has been upgraded. You can now type “claim status” to check on the status of your claim, “reset PIN” to reset your unemployment PIN, or “cancel callback” to cancel your scheduled callback. Find more tips here.


ALERT | 8.17.2020
CDLE is in the process of reprogramming systems to include the Lost Wages Assistance benefits announced by President Trump on August 8. No action on your part is necessary at this time. We will contact claimants directly with more information when these benefits become available in mid to late September. These payments will be retroactive to the week beginning July 26th. For more information, see our FAQs.


ALERT | 8.14.2020
New work-search requirements are in place. You are now required to complete work-search activities every week to be paid benefits unless you are job attached and expect to return to your regular schedule by July 5. View the new work-search requirements here.