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Issue Briefs

Colorado's Unemployment Insurance Program (2016)

Published
11/01/2016

Unemployment insurance (UI) provides temporary, partial wage replacement to workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. The state program is administered by the Division of Employment and Training within the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). This issue brief provides an overview of Colorado’s unemployment insurance program, including employer contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and the process for receiving benefits and filing an appeal.