Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

9:12am

Sat May 17, 2014
Business

Job Gains In Colorado Highest Since 2011

A large portion of Colorado's job growth is connected to leisure and hospitality.
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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.

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1:44pm

Fri April 18, 2014

7:30am

Sat March 29, 2014
Employment

More Jobs Added In Colorado Despite Stagnant Unemployment

Colorado economists expect job numbers to continue to rise for the rest of 2014.
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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.

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8:12am

Tue December 17, 2013

9:08am

Wed December 11, 2013
Colorado Flood

State Jobs Program To Address Flood Recovery Needs

Although temporary road repairs are complete, much more recovery work remains in Colorado
U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Wallace Bonner/Released

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. 

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