PHOTOS: ID Verification Company Shares Pics With CBS4 Of Costume Masks Worn By Unemployment FraudstersA company contracted by Colorado employment officials says it's currently fending off international crime rings trying to impersonate Americans to steal unemployment dollars.
ID.me CEO: 6 Hour Wait Times For Unemployment Identity Verification Should Decrease In 2 WeeksIn an effort to combat fraud, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is paying a company called ID.me to verify unemployment claimants' identities.
Coloradans Turn To Facebook As State's Unemployment Software ImprovesBetween two phases of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s new software for unemployment insurance, more than 300,000 people have been able to sign up with more than half a billion dollars being distributed.
Following CBS4 Investigation, Labor Department Makes Changes To Help Employers Fighting Unemployment FraudThe Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said it is updating its virtual agent to better streamline the process for employers looking for assistance with fraud questions.
Governor Opens Unemployment Benefits To "Job Attached" Federal WorkersGov. Jared Polis announced more help for federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown.
Gov. Polis 'Looking At Ways' To Help Furloughed Federal WorkersColorado Governor Jared Polis tells CBS4 he's looking at ways to help furloughed federal workers.
Colorado GOP Constituents Also Depend On Jobless AidWhen federal emergency unemployment benefits expired last month, the effects ran deep in a Colorado county marked by two exit ramps off Interstate 25 - one leading to the conservative religious group Focus on the Family, the other to the Fort Carson Army post.
Colorado Group Demands Unemployment Benefits ExtensionSome Coloradans are demanding Congress extend long-term unemployment benefits.
Democrats Give Up Benefits For Locked-Out WorkersColorado Democrats have backed off a bill to allow unemployment benefits workers locked-out by employers as a defensive maneuver during labor disputes.
Bill Extends Unemployment Benefits To Locked Out WorkersUnions and businesses are going to battle at the state Capitol over a bill that would extend unemployment benefits to certain workers in labor disputes.
CBS4 Investigates Unemployment Benefits Going To The WealthyAmong the hundreds of thousands of Coloradans who applied for unemployment last year were a handful of people who made more than $100,000 at the time they were laid off.
Unemployment Help Offered To Fire VictimsThe Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is offering unemployment benefits to workers who lost their jobs and others who are unable to work because of the High Park and Waldo Canyon wildfires that began on June 9.
Colorado Cracking Down On Unemployment FraudColorado is cracking down on people who are taking advantage of the unemployment benefits system. The Department of Labor said fraud has increased along with the number of claims.