Unemployment

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Lowest Since January 2008

Colorado’s unemployment rate is now at its lowest level since before the recession.

12/20/2014

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Hickenlooper Plans To Address Long-Term Unemployed

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.

12/05/2014

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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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Beauprez Pins State’s Success To Local Control, Hands-Off Government

Bob Beauprez believes he can mount a comeback. He thinks Colorado will, too — if he’s elected.

10/21/2014

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Colorado Loses 700 Jobs But Unemployment Rate Dips

State officials say Colorado lost 700 jobs in August but the unemployment rate dropped as the labor force shrank.

09/19/2014

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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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Hancock Focuses On Economic Gains In Denver’s State Of The City Address

In a State of the City address heavy on employment, transit, tourism and business development, Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday trumpeted the city’s gains in attracting manufacturers and culturing an environment for start-ups.

07/14/2014

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Colorado Adds 3,300 Jobs From February To March

Colorado added jobs for the 29th straight month in March, and as the good economic news mounts, more people are seeking work, the state’s chief economist said Friday.

04/18/2014

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Veterans Get Better Chance For Being Hired With New Law

Veterans returning from military service have a higher unemployment rate than average but that’s all about to change thanks to a new law.

03/28/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Holds At 6.1 Percent

Colorado’s unemployment remained at 6.1 percent in February as more people got jobs and even more joined the labor force.

03/28/2014

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