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Colorado Jobless Rate Hits 4.3 Percent, 6½ Year Low

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.

11/21/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Drops To 5.5 Percent

The unemployment rate in Colorado dropped to 5.5 percent in June, a decrease of three-tenths of a percentage point.

07/18/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.2 Percent

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says Colorado’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest rate in five years.

01/28/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

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.

03/29/2013

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Unemployment Discrimination Bill Rejected In Colorado

Job postings that state unemployed applicants need not apply will remain legal as a Republican state House committee rejected a discrimination measure.

02/22/2012

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Steady At 8.5 Percent

Colorado’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 8.5 percent.

08/19/2011

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Bad To Worse? Staff Cuts Coming For Colorado Dept. Of Labor

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, already overwhelmed with unemployment claims, is preparing to lay off anywhere from 30 to 100 employees.

07/13/2011

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Dips To 8.8 Percent

The Colorado unemployment rate is falling. The state labor department said Friday the unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent in April from 9.2 percent in March as the state added about 2,200 nonfarm payroll jobs.

05/20/2011

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Unemployment Rate: More To Job Outlook Than Just Numbers

In January, the unemployment rate in Colorado reached 9.1 percent. That’s the highest level in 35 years of keeping records.

03/11/2011

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