Colorado 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.
Gov. John Hickenlooper plans to unveil a workforce initiative that his administration says will increase hiring in Colorado.
Colorado’s unemployment rate is at 4.3 percent. But tens of thousands of residents still have been unable to find a job for more than six months.
Colorado’s unemployment rate has dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 4.3 percent in October, the lowest level in more than 6½ years.
The unemployment rate in Colorado dropped to 5.5 percent in June, a decrease of three-tenths of a percentage point.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says Colorado’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest rate in five years.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.2 percent in February from January’s 7.3 percent.
Job postings that state unemployed applicants need not apply will remain legal as a Republican state House committee rejected a discrimination measure.
Colorado’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 8.5 percent.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, already overwhelmed with unemployment claims, is preparing to lay off anywhere from 30 to 100 employees.