Chaffee County: Resources for Workers and Businesses

This page includes resources for employers, employees and those searching for work. 

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Central Mountain Small Business Development Center

The Central Mountain Small Business Development Center offers support and COVID-19 resources for businesses in Chaffee, Lake and Park counties. 


Unemployment Benefits

For the most updated information on unemployment benefits and return-to-work guidance or to file a claim for unemployment go to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment site


Local Workforce Centers

Workforce Centers provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers, including job listings, career counseling and training and recruitment of workers. Find your local workforce center at,


Workplace Rights: Paid Leave & Personal Protective Equipment

Employers in Colorado must provide paid leave for COVID-19 related needs (including isolation, quarantine or caring for a family member). Read more information from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment about worker's rights to paid leave and PPE. 

Below are videos from Boulder County Public Health on Workers' Rights in COVID-19 in English and Spanish

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