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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 […]

99 Job Seekers Attend Lamar Workforce Center Job/Resource Fair

99 Job Seekers Attend Lamar Workforce Center Job/Resource Fair

Terming the job and resource fair at the WorkForce Center in Lamar a success, Elva Macias, Labor and Employment Specialist, said the event on April 25th gave the employers an opportunity to visit with each other and network. Held at the SOS Center on East Olive Street in Lamar, 99 attendees had an opportunity to […]

Workforce Job Fair in Lamar Matches Seekers with Interested Employers

Workforce Job Fair in Lamar Matches Seekers with Interested Employers

The winter job Fair and the State Workforce Center in Lamar had just as many attendees as the earlier one in September, with an average of 100 persons on hand for the four hour session which ran between 10am and 2pm on Wednesday, January 25th. Elva Macias, the local workforce center labor and employment specialist […]

Colorado's Employment Situation for August, 2016

Colorado’s Employment Situation for August, 2016

Employers in Colorado added 4,100 non-farm payroll jobs from July to August for a total of 2,617,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 3,400 and government increased 700. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate was unchanged from July to August at 3.8 percent. The number […]