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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 […]

Hickenlooper Declares September as Workforce Development Month

Hickenlooper Declares September as Workforce Development Month

    (DENVER) — Governor John Hickenlooper has issued a proclamation declaring September as Workforce Development Month in Colorado. Workforce Development Month began modestly in 2004 with just a handful of events.  The annual series has grown exponentially over the last 14 years, through good times and bad, and Workforce Development Month 2018 is bigger […]

Colorado Employment Situation For May 2016

Colorado Employment Situation For May 2016

  Employers in Colorado added 300 nonfarm payroll jobs from April to May for a total of 2,593,300 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs decreased 500 and government increased 800. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate increased three-tenths of a percentage point in May to 3.4 […]

Tourism to Sand Creek Massacre NHS Creates Over $300,000 in Economic Benefits

Tourism to Sand Creek Massacre NHS Creates Over $300,000 in Economic Benefits

Report shows visitor spending supports 6 jobs in local economy Eads, CO – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 5,887 visitors to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in 2015 spent over $337,000 dollars in communities near the park. That spending supported 6 jobs in the local area. “Sand Creek Massacre National […]

Colorado Employment Situation for February 2016

Colorado Employment Situation for February 2016

Employers in Colorado added 2,500 nonfarm payroll jobs from January to February for a total of 2,584,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 900 and government increased 1,600. This is the 52nd month of consecutive nonfarm payroll jobs gains. The last time Colorado experienced this many months or […]

Colorado Employment Situation | January 2016

Colorado Employment Situation | January 2016

Employers in Colorado added 5,200 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,583,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 4,300 and government increased 900. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased three-tenths of a percentage point to 3.2 percent. The number […]