Unemployment is down slightly in Colorado thanks to the addition of new jobs in October.
An audit estimates that Colorado’s Department of Labor paid $60 million in unemployment benefits last year to people whose legal status in the U.S. was not verified.
The Colorado Department of Labor said it overpaid $305 million in unemployment benefits over the past three years.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has decided that Roxy Huber will remain executive director of the Department of Revenue through the end of July.
A former union leader is a step closer to taking over the state’s Department of Labor and Employment.
Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper has named two more people to his Cabinet, including a labor activist to head the Department of Labor and Employment that upset some Republicans.