You will receive a form called Statement of Wages and Possible Benefits that shows how much you earned and how much you may receive in benefits.
You must have earned at least $2,500 during the standard base period (the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters before the start date of your claim)
Jan Feb Mar
Apr May June
July Aug Sep
Oct Nov Dec
If you did not earn at least $2,500 during the standard base period, you may be eligible using an alternate base period (the last four completed calendar quarters before the start date of your claim). Follow the instructions on the Statement of Wages and Possible Benefits to request an alternative
In order to qualify for benefits, you must have lost your job through no fault of your own; for example a layoff or reduction in hours or pay not related to performance.
Quitting Your Job
You have the right to leave a job for any reason at any time, but the circumstances of the separation will determine if and when you will receive benefits.
Discharge or Other Reasons
You may still be eligible for payment if you separated from your job. A partial list of reasons includes:
In order to qualify for benefits, you must be able and available for work. You must also be actively seeking work.
By being able and available for work you are:
Keep track of your work search using the work-search log.
• Until information is received from your previous employer(s), your eligibility is yet to be determined.
• You are required to register at www.connectingcolorado.com or sign up for work-search tools at your local workforce center during your first week in order to receive benefits.