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Jun 4, 2012 10:54 AM by Matt Stafford

Colorado teen job prospects brighter

DENVER (AP) - Colorado labor officials say job prospects for teenagers are brighter this year.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the number of job postings and employers at youth hiring fairs are up this year for adults and teenagers.

According to the Denver Post, the most recent state jobs numbers show an unemployment rate of about 26 percent for teenagers, compared with nearly 8 percent for adults and teenagers in April.

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