Philosophy of Service
The Colorado Department of Labor and
Employment recognizes that providing the highest quality service to the
citizens of Colorado depends on the competence, sensitivity, dedication,
and effort of the individual employee.
Every member of the Department shall strive to:
people in the same way we would like to be served.
our customers' expectations.
that the value of our service will be defined by our customer rather
our clients and act to solve their problems.
performance continuously through imagination and innovation.
to demonstrating technical and professional excellence.
solutions guided by the spirit as well as the letter of the law.
The Division of Workers' Compensation
Our mission is to assure the quick
and efficient delivery of disability and medical benefits to injured
workers at a reasonable cost to employers, without the necessity for
litigation. Responsibilities of the Division include administration of
the workers' compensation statute, claims processing, records
maintenance, insurance compliance, medical cost containment and
first-level dispute resolution.
Division of Employment and Training
Through a comprehensive integration of Workforce Development, Unemployment
Insurance and Labor Market Information programs, the Division of Employment and
Training shall provide quality, customer-driven employment and training services
to job seekers and the business community. This is accomplished by the
timely and accurate payment of Unemployment Insurance benefits; comprehensive
labor market data and analysis; and, effective, result-driven workforce
development services including assessment, job readiness/search assistance,
occupational/classroom training, job referrals and business services.
The Division of Oil and Public Safety
The Mission of the Division of Oil
and Public Safety (OPS) is to protect the users of petroleum products,
users of explosives, boiler owners and public school students in the
areas of safety, product quality, accurate measurement and safe building
We protect all citizens from damages
to public health and the environment caused by leaking petroleum storage
The Division of Labor
It is the mission of the
Colorado Division of Labor to serve and protect the interests of
Colorado employees, employers, and the general public through the
responsible administration, regulation, and enforcement of Colorado