Unemployment

4:07pm

Wed June 8, 2011
unemployment

Teen Job Market Improving, Still Tough

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Colorado teens looking for jobs will see a tough job market this year, but initial numbers released by the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas are showing a positive start. Employment of 16- to 19-year olds grew by 71,000 in May nationwide, a “vast improvement” from the previous year.

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1:52pm

Thu June 2, 2011
Military

Colorado Veterans Benefit from U.S. Dept of Labor Grant

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This week, the U.S. Department of Labor announced more than $9 million in job training grants for veterans, including those in Colorado. The money comes at a time when Afghanistan and Iraq veterans are struggling to find work.

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4:00pm

Wed June 1, 2011
Unemployment

Metro Unemployment Numbers Fall Nationally, in Colorado

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The hiring of seasonal jobs helped pushed down unemployment rates in more than 90% of the nation’s largest cities last month. But the numbers are somewhat mixed in Colorado.

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10:35am

Wed April 27, 2011
Unemployment

Unemployment Falls in Most Metro Areas, Colorado Mixed

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Unemployment rates fell in more than 80% of the nation’s largest metro areas last month. But the news is still mixed in Colorado.

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2:11pm

Thu April 14, 2011
The Road Back To Work

Returning To Work: The Satisfaction Of Having A Job

Part of an ongoing series

The Labor Department reported on Wednesday that first-time claims for unemployment benefits jumped by 27,000 last week. That's a setback for a labor market that has been improving in recent months.

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