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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has been flooded with fraudulent claims for unemployment insurance — more than 1.1 million cla…

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Last year was one of Bonnie Kent’s most successful ever working as a Realtor in Colorado Springs — so when she found a letter in her mailbox i…

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Employment advisers say it’s risky to turn away work, even though many make more on unemployment.

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By Pam Zubeck When a Cripple Creek casino worker — we’ll call  her “Diane” — lost her job on March 17 with no notice when all casinos closed under a statewide COVID-19 public health order, she filed for unemployment insurance benefits. Having earned the minimum wage of $12 an hour, Diane, who spoke on condition […]

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The Colorado legislature passed a bill during its special session that aims to return the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund to solvency. The bill will allow employers to borrow money at about 1.5 percent through bonds from private investors to pay federal debt in the fund. “Right now the unemployment insurance trust fund is about […]

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Counselors from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment will be at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center today and tomorrow to address questions people might have about unemployment insurance accounts. Counselors will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to help people sort out answers to the unemployment insurance process and specific claims. The […]