Unemployment Insurance Employer FAQs

Below are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to Colorado’s Unemployment Insurance Program. Check this page regularly for the latest information.

Q. My employee tested positive for Coronavirus and filed for unemployment while quarantined. Will those benefits be charged to my account?
A: Undetermined at this point pending federal proposal and proposed emergency rules.

Q. I need to reduce hours for my workers temporarily. Can they file for unemployment benefits and will those be charged to my account?
A: Yes, employees whose hours have been reduced can file for unemployment benefits. Yes, any benefits paid will be charged to your account.