Unemployment Resources and Information

Colorado Unemployment Resources and Information

To report refusal of suitable work and to get the latest information and resources available to Employers of Colorado, please visit the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment website.


Businesses will now have access to a wide variety of free virtual workshops that are likely to be of great interest to Human Resources professionals.

These workshops are pre-recorded and cover a wide range of topics that are of interest to HR Professionals as they navigate a myriad of COVID-19 issues during reopenings. XpertHR has given you access to these workshops for your businesses.

  • Small Business Resources and Hotlines
    • Fruita City Council Approves Funding for Small Business Loans - Learn More
    • Small Business Administration (SBA) loans

    • Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) published a COVID-19 Small Business Response Resources guide to SBA loans, Business Interruption Insurance, Work-Share, and more with a comprehensive list of valuable resources for Colorado businesses.

    • The Save Small Business Fund is issuing $5,000 grants. Check for eligibility and apply here.

    • Small Business COVID-19 Disaster Relief Hotline: 1-800-860-5881. Or apply directly at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela

    • Call the SBA Economic Injury Relief Hotline at 1-800-659-2955.

    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Emergency Loans; Small Business Guide and Checklist

Information on this page has been sourced from ColoradoUI.gov and other identified organizations. Last updated: 10/06/2020


The Mesa County Workforce Center does NOT process Unemployment Insurance claims or have access to claim-specific information. These questions should be directed to the State Customer Service Line: 1-800-388-5515.


The Workforce Center DOES help with required registrations on Connecting Colorado and answering general questions about Unemployment Insurance.