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Colorado Employment Situation – November 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – November 2020

  Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Decline by 6,900 in November; Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 6.4% Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in November at 6.4 percent. The national unemployment rate declined two-tenths of a percentage point from October to 6.7 percent. Other highlights from the household […]

CDLE: Unemployment Claims and Featured Job Openings Ending December 12

CDLE: Unemployment Claims and Featured Job Openings Ending December 12

    (DENVER) –Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that 19,854 regular initial unemployment claims were filed the week ending December 12th. There were also 20,621 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims filed for the same week. Since mid-March, a total of 682,362 regular initial unemployment claims have been filed and a […]

CDLE: 17,130 Regular Initial UI Claims Filed for Week Ending November 28

CDLE: 17,130 Regular Initial UI Claims Filed for Week Ending November 28

      (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that 17,130 regular initial unemployment claims were filed the week ending November 28th. The week prior, 15,219 regular initial unemployment claims were filed. Since mid-March, a total of 643,484 regular initial unemployment claims have been filed.* Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) […]

Governor Polis Declares November as “Hire a Veteran First Month”

Governor Polis Declares November as “Hire a Veteran First Month”

  (DENVER) — Governor Jared Polis has declared November “Hire A Veteran First” Month. With Veterans Day on November 11, the entire month of November has long been a time to honor Colorado veterans and ensure they have opportunities to succeed in a post-military life. Although the national unemployment rate for veterans is 6.4 percent, […]

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2020

  Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.7%   Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.7 percent in August from 7.4 percent in July. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined one and eight-tenths of a percentage point to 8.4 percent. Other highlights from the […]

Colorado Employment Situation – July 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – July 2020

6,200 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Added in July; Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.4% Household survey data According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.4 percent in July from 10.6 percent, as revised, in June. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined nine-tenths of a percentage point to 10.2 […]

Colorado Approved for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program

Colorado Approved for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program

    (DENVER) – Today, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced Colorado’s application for the federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program was approved and the Department has now begun a system reprogramming effort to administer the new benefits. On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed an executive order […]

Colorado Job Situation for May 2020

Colorado Job Situation for May 2020

  Employers in Colorado added 68,800 nonfarm payroll jobs from April to May for a total of 2,539,900 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 80,800 and government declined by 12,000. April estimates were revised down to 2,471,100, and the over the month change from March to April was […]

CDLE Over 41,000 Unemployment Claims Filed April 26-May 2

CDLE Over 41,000 Unemployment Claims Filed April 26-May 2

(Total includes both regular unemployment and federal benefit claims filed) (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced there were 28,164 initial regular unemployment claims and 13,149 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims filed the week ending May 2nd. Over the past seven weeks, a total of 419,547 claims (including PUA) have […]

CDLE:  Over 79,000 Unemployment Claims, April 18-25*

CDLE: Over 79,000 Unemployment Claims, April 18-25*

  (Total includes both regular unemployment and federal benefit claims filed) (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced there were 38,384 initial regular unemployment claims filed the week ending April 25. This is compared to 67,334 the week prior (week ending April 18). In addition, there were 40,906 Federal Pandemic […]

CDLE:  Over 67,000 Initial Unemployment Claims Filed April 12-18th

CDLE: Over 67,000 Initial Unemployment Claims Filed April 12-18th

(DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced there were 67,334 initial unemployment claims filed the week ending April 18. This is compared to 104,217 the week prior (week ending April 11). Over the past four weeks 279,199 initial claims have been filed. The initial claims numbers are those weekly claims […]

Colorado Employment Situation - March 2020

Colorado Employment Situation – March 2020

    Important note: This release provides information on industry employment and labor force statistics for March 2020, the most current estimates available from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The reference period for the establishment and household surveys was the pay period or week that includes the 12th of the month. Therefore, this […]

CDLE:  Over 100,000 Initial Unemployment Claims Filed April 5-11*

CDLE: Over 100,000 Initial Unemployment Claims Filed April 5-11*

  (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced there were 104,217 initial unemployment claims filed the week ending April 11. This is 55,000+ more than the week prior (week ending April 4). Over the past four weeks 231,610 initial claims have been filed. The initial claims numbers are those weekly […]

STATE LABOR DEPARTMENT: MORE THAN 60,000 INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FILED MARCH 22-28*

STATE LABOR DEPARTMENT: MORE THAN 60,000 INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FILED MARCH 22-28*

(DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced there were 61,583 initial unemployment claims filed the week ending March 28, 2020. This is more than three times the number of initial unemployment claims filed the week ending March 21, 2020, which was 19,745. The initial claims numbers are those weekly claims […]

Colorado Employment Situation in February 2020

Colorado Employment Situation in February 2020

        Important note: This release provides information on industry employment and labor force statistics for February 2020, the most current estimates available from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The reference period for the establishment and household surveys was the pay period or week that includes the 12th of the month. […]