Content Tagged As colorado_unemployment

2 years 6 months ago

Mixed signals for local economy

Tuesday was the kind of morning that can make students think about skipping class; cold, with snow falling. But, for students worried about facing the job market ahead, they're doing what it takes to get hired. "I'm doing everything I can to make myself more noticeable," says Caroline Flores;...

3 years 4 months ago

Balance in Colorado unemployment fund improves

DENVER (AP) - Legislative economists say a Colorado fund that pays out unemployment benefits should be solvent again in the coming fiscal year. Heavy job losses during the recession pushed the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund into insolvency, and the state started borrowing federal money in 2010 to keep paying...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado unemployment insurance tax rate hikes ahead

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says Colorado employers that laid off workers during the recession face hikes in their first-quarter unemployment-insurance taxes, but the half that didn't cut workers are seeing rates stay flat or decline. The department estimates the average rate or premium that employers will pay...

4 years 9 months ago

Colorado unemployment rose in December

In the midst of the biggest retail time of the year, Colorado's unemployment rate rose in December. Colorado's seasonally adjusted rate increased six-tenths of one percentage point to 7.5 percent in December. In December of 2008, the rate was 5.8 percent. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment...

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