The job market is barely treading water. The Labor Department reported Thursday that 404,000 more people filed for unemployment benefits last week, a number that's essentially unchanged from the week before.
Overall, there are 14 million people looking for work in the U.S., but at the same time there are still job openings around the country.
The U.S. Department of Labor is awarding nearly $84 million in grants to combat chronic unemployment and underemployment experienced by seasonal farm workers. Colorado is set to receive more than $1 million of that funding.