Colorado Department of Labor and Employment http://www.kunc.org en Job Gains In Colorado Highest Since 2011 http://www.kunc.org/post/job-gains-colorado-highest-2011 <p>Colorado added nearly 14,000 payroll jobs in April, marking the largest spike of monthly employment since 2011. It’s not just job availability either, Coloradans are working less and getting paid more, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.</p><p> Sat, 17 May 2014 15:12:56 +0000 Dan Greenwood 56605 at http://www.kunc.org Job Gains In Colorado Highest Since 2011 Colorado Employment Continues Charting A Strong Course http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-employment-continues-charting-strong-course <p>In another sign of the state’s slow but sustained economic recovery, Colorado added 3,300 jobs in March.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:44:20 +0000 Erin OToole 55551 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Employment Continues Charting A Strong Course More Jobs Added In Colorado Despite Stagnant Unemployment http://www.kunc.org/post/more-jobs-added-colorado-despite-stagnant-unemployment <p>Even with a consistent unemployment rate, nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado increased by 6,200 between the months of January and February. It’s not just more job opportunities. Employers are paying more.</p><p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Dan Greenwood 55005 at http://www.kunc.org More Jobs Added In Colorado Despite Stagnant Unemployment Federal Benefits Cutoff Looms For Long-Term Unemployed http://www.kunc.org/post/federal-benefits-cutoff-looms-long-term-unemployed <p>Up to 26,000 unemployed Colorado residents face <a href="http://kunc.org/post/economists-unemployed-fret-over-long-term-jobless-aid-lapse">more economic hardship this month</a> if Congress does not vote to extend federal jobless benefits into 2014.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:12:44 +0000 Erin OToole 52871 at http://www.kunc.org Federal Benefits Cutoff Looms For Long-Term Unemployed State Jobs Program To Address Flood Recovery Needs http://www.kunc.org/post/state-jobs-program-address-flood-recovery-needs <p>Thanks to a $4.6 million federal grant, Colorado is launching a program to hire temporary workers to provide cleanup and recovery work following September’s devastating floods.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:08:27 +0000 Erin OToole 52724 at http://www.kunc.org State Jobs Program To Address Flood Recovery Needs