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1 year 10 months ago

Colorado unemployment rate dips below 8 percent

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's unemployment rate decreased to 7.9 percent in October, down one-tenths of a percentage point from September's unemployment rate of 8.0 percent. Colorado matched the national unemployment rate of 7.9 percent last month. Colorado's unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from October of 2011,...

2 years 3 months ago

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...

3 years 7 months ago

Unemployed and having trouble getting help

"We're late on a lot of bills, says Brandon Pelton. "It's getting scary." Since Pelton was medically discharged from the Army last year, finding work has been harder than he ever thought. He's filed for unemployment insurance from the state, but waited for issues with Veterans Affairs to be...

4 years 10 months ago

Slight decline in Colorado October unemployment

Colorado unemployment continues to decline with the latest figures showing the seasonally adjusted rate for October at 6.9 percent. That's a slight decline from September, when the rate was at 7 percent. It was 7.3 percent in August. Colorado's unemployment rate last October was 5.3 percent. The figures released Friday...

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