Colorado’s unemployment rate has declined to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate in nearly five years.
The governor’s economists say Colorado’s employment levels are back to where they were before the recession and tax receipts continue to exceed expectations.
Colorado’s unemployment rate in April continued to fall, dropping to 6.9 percent from March’s 7.1 percent.
More than a third of metro Denver’s jobs are located farther than 10 miles from downtown, but that’s still better than the national rate of urban “job sprawl,” says a report issued Thursday.
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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment released new jobs numbers Monday that show an upward revision of previous figures, saying the new calculations will more accurately reflect the employment situation statewide.
Many job seekers halt their search during the holidays. One Denver jobs expert says it’s actually a good time for job seekers to kick it up a notch.
Among the hundreds of thousands of Coloradans who applied for unemployment last year were a handful of people who made more than $100,000 at the time they were laid off.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.