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Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

Colorado’s unemployment rate in April continued to fall, dropping to 6.9 percent from March’s 7.1 percent.

05/17/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Democrats Give Up Benefits For Locked-Out Workers

Colorado Democrats have backed off a bill to allow unemployment benefits workers locked-out by employers as a defensive maneuver during labor disputes.

05/03/2013

An image from the Safeway lockout in 1996 (credit: CBS)

Bill Extends Unemployment Benefits To Locked Out Workers

Unions and businesses are going to battle at the state Capitol over a bill that would extend unemployment benefits to certain workers in labor disputes.

04/22/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.1 Percent

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in March from February’s rate of 7.2 percent.

04/19/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

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

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent in January from December’s 7.6 percent.

03/18/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Jobs Up 8,000 Last Month, Unemployment Rate At 7.7 Percent

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says nonfarm jobs increased 8,000 from October to November.

12/21/2012

Green Valley Ranch homeowner Alex Lara tells CBS4's Tom Mustin she's glad her neighborhood has moved from a buyer's market to a seller's market. (credit: CBS)

Real Estate Market Turning Around In Many Denver Neighborhoods

A few years ago Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood was listed as having one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. Things have changed dramatically since then.

11/28/2012

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Investigates Unemployment Benefits Going To The Wealthy

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.

11/27/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

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.

11/16/2012

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