What is the Colorado Unemployment CUBline?
Colorado Unemployment CUBline is an initiative of the state of Colorado to provide unemployment benefits. CUBline is abbreviated term for Colorado Unemployment Benefits Line. It is an online portal that provides the facility to apply for unemployment benefits to the residents of Colorado. Also there are 24/7 helpline numbers available for assistance.
Pre-requisites before applying in Colorado Unemployment CUBline
Laid off workers receive benefits from the state for six months. But they have to meet certain criteria:
- Applicants have not been fired for misconduct and are unemployed as a result of cost-cutting and such business reasons.
- Applicants have to be U.S. citizens or legal residents of U.S.
- Applicants are willing to accept work.
- Applicants must have earned minimum $2,500.
A prospective applicant’s former employer may be contacted by the Colorado Department of Labor & Unemployment to conduct a check on the dismissal history of the laid off worker .
How to apply in Colorado Unemployment CUBline
An unemployed worker can apply online at https://myui.coworkforce.com. It is the same as the CUBline insurance application system. A person has to verify his or her employment or lack of employment and should have access to recent tax returns. He/she has to first file an initial claim. The form for filing the claim is available online on the CUBline website. The application requires proof of being a legal U.S. citizen. Applicant then has to then activate Colorado automatic Payment Card or can opt for Direct Deposit. The third step is to register for MyUI account.
Payment of benefits from Colorado Unemployment CUBline
There is a one week waiting period right after the registration. After a week, a worker will receive temporary or partial wages every two weeks. The payment is given for six months. The benefits are paid from employers’ tax. The CUBline website also has a link, where an applicant can carry out an estimation of the payments that they will receive.
Looking for employment on Colorado Unemployment CUBline
After registering and filing for claim, an applicant has to register for work search tools. This is essential to receive the benefits. The CUBline website has an Unemployment guide that assists in finding a workforce center. The work-force centers are free-of-charge. They offer career counseling, training, polishing interview skills, job listings, computer and internet access, etc. In short they provide all the necessary facilities to enable workers to find new jobs.
Helpline numbers for Colorado Unemployment CUBline
Applicants can also file for claims over the telephone. Assistance over the phone is available from Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Mountain time. This service is not provided on state observed holidays. Following are the CUBline helpline numbers
303-813-2800 (Denver metro area)
1-888-550-2800 (outside Denver metro area)
303-318-9000 (Denver metro area)
1-800-388-5515 (outside Denver metro area)
303-318-9333 (Denver metro area)
1-866-422-0402 (outside Denver metro area)
Hearing Impaired (TDD)
303-318-9016 (Denver metro area)
1-800-894-7730 (outside Denver metro area)
Prospective applicants can find all the information regarding their eligibility criteria, about filing claims, the payment process from the CUBline website, https://myui.coworkforce.com. The portal answers all queries and explains all the processes regarding benefits payment. Colorado Unemployment CUBline has streamlined and simplified the unemployment benefits payment system.