State labor officials have announced two efforts to help employers impacted by September’s historic floods.
Colorado’s unemployment rate fell to 6.9 percent in April. That’s two tenths of one percentage point lower than March’s rate of 7.1 percent.
Colorado’s unemployment rate fell again in March to the lowest figure since January of 2009. The state’s figure remains well below the national unemployment rate of 7.6 percent.
State labor officials are revising the way they calculate payroll job figures, using a method they hope will paint a more accurate picture of the employment situation in Colorado.
Colorado's unemployment rate continues to trend downward – declining another two-tenths of a percentage point last month, to 7.7 percent.