Rentech Inc. says it plans to shut its alternative-energy product demonstration facility in Commerce City and end all related research and development activities, which will mean cutting 65 employee and contractor positions by mid-year.
Wind manufacturer Vestas announced another round of layoffs on Thursday, saying that Congress’ last-minute extension of a tax credit for wind energy generation came too late to save jobs.
The airline confirmed to CBS4 that it is outsourcing workers at all airport stations except for Denver International Airport.
Knowing it might be their last chance to stock up on Twinkies and Wonder Bread, Denver customers formed a big line at the Hostess factory. The company announced they will close on Friday morning.
Vestas is laying off more Colorado workers, as uncertainty remains over whether a U.S. wind production tax credit will be extended.
The changes announced at The Denver Post this week clearly show that, while not necessarily spelling its doom, a daily printed newspaper in Denver can no longer be taken for granted, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
The Denver Post on Wednesday offered voluntary buyouts to its newsroom staff, saying it hopes to trim up to 20 positions, or about 8 percent of its news staff.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Tuesday that the city will cut nearly a hundred vacant jobs, and employees will take furlough days to balance a $100 million shortfall in the 2012 budget.
The unemployment rate for the Denver metro area fell slightly last month.
Lockheed Martin says 750 people in Colorado are eligible for a national voluntary layoff program for about 6,500 employees.