Law Meant To Protect Workers Harming Small Business OwnersA law meant to protect workers who get hurt on the job could shut down some small businesses in Colorado. Those businesses are facing massive fines for violations that -- in some cases -- happened years ago.
ID Theft, Fraud Ring Busted, AG Says Nearly $1 Million StolenA major identity theft and fraud ring has been busted after stealing nearly $1 million. The Colorado Attorney General's Office says the elaborate scam set up phony businesses and then created employees for the businesses who filed for unemployment benefits.
Hickenlooper Seeks Help For Colorado's Long-Term UnemployedColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration wants to help people who have been unemployed at least 26 weeks find jobs with a $3 million initiative aimed at connecting them with interested employers.
Colorado Jobless Rate Hits 4.3 Percent, 6½ Year LowColorado's unemployment rate has dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 4.3 percent in October, the lowest level in more than 6½ years.
Colorado Loses 700 Jobs But Unemployment Rate DipsState officials say Colorado lost 700 jobs in August but the unemployment rate dropped as the labor force shrank.
Elaborate Scam Set Up Phony Businesses, Employees To Fleece TaxpayersInvestigators from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service believe they have uncovered a complex scheme that successfully scammed the government.
Colorado Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.1 PercentThe Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state's unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in March from February's rate of 7.2 percent.
Bill To Align Colleges, Labor Data Wins ApprovalColorado's colleges would have to work with labor experts to find out where jobs are under a bill that received bipartisan backing in a state House committee Wednesday.
Colorado Agencies Have $93.7M In Unspent Stimulus FundsTime is running out for Colorado to spend millions in federal stimulus funds.
Hickenlooper Makes Final Cabinet AppointmentGov. John Hickenlooper has decided that Roxy Huber will remain executive director of the Department of Revenue through the end of July.
Former Union Leader Gets Senate Nod To Lead AgencyA former union leader is a step closer to taking over the state's Department of Labor and Employment.