Unemployment

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Colorado Among States With Fastest Drop In Unemployment

Consumer confidence is at its highest level since 2007, and a large amount of the credit goes to improved job conditions.

01/27/2015

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Career Fair Offers Opportunities In Advertising, Health Care, Retail

Job seekers have a chance to meet dozens of potential employers who are looking for good employees in Denver on Thursday.

01/21/2015

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Gov. Hickenlooper To Unveil Colorado Hiring Initiative

Gov. John Hickenlooper plans to unveil a workforce initiative that his administration says will increase hiring in Colorado.

01/08/2015

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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

Michael Hancock talks at the 2014 State of the City address. (credit: CBS)

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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