Proposed and Adopted Rules Changes


Colorado's Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division is conducting rulemaking as we build a system that works for both employers and workers. Below you’ll find all adopted rules, copies of current and previously proposed rules, and UI Statute.

The best way to submit a written public comment on UI rules is to use our public comment form.


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Notices of UI Rulemaking Public Hearings


Thursday, August 1st at 9 am MST virtually only.

Zoom link and registration will be provided two weeks before the event.

Proposed Rules Changes 
Public Hearing DateThursday, August 1st at 9 am
Comment Period Closing DateWednesday, August 15th, at 9 am
Cost Benefit AnalysisN/A

Colorado Employment Security Act (CESA)

The Social Security Act of 1935 directed the establishment of Colorado's unemployment compensation program. Unemployment insurance provides temporary financial assistance to workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. The Colorado Employment Security Act, known as CESA, is Colorado's law that provides for the administration of the state's unemployment insurance program.


Download Colorado Employment Security Act (CESA)

Regulations Concerning Employment Security (RCES)

The Regulations Concerning Employment Security are the Department of Labor and Employment's regulations governing the unemployment insurance program.


Download Regulations Concerning Employment Security (RCES)