The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is also working to address $17.5 million in overpayments, a depleted Trust Fund and the approaching end of $600 weekly pandemic payments
Aspen, other ski towns thought coronavirus anitbody tests would help them reopen. Instead they caused confusion.By Kaiser Health News Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Only 6% of calls to Colorado’s unemployment line are getting answered. But changes are on the horizon.By Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Little-known internet network plans Western Colorado expansion to link students, nonprofits to supercomputersBy Tamara Chuang Technology Primary category in which blog post is published
That’s unusual for a tech company, where remote work is easier than many other jobs. Colorado Technology Association says some members even may switch to hybrid work-at-home model post coronavirus.
Internet service in western Colorado was so terrible that towns and counties built their own telecom
The new 481-mile rural Project Thor network is complete -- and run by a regional government council. It’s the opposite of what a state law intended 15 years ago
How do you study online without a computer or internet access? It’s a reality for many Colorado kids.
As school districts roll out online learning after coronavirus shut down schools, about 55,000 Colorado students don’t have access to a device and 64,000 don’t have access to the internet
What the Colorado campaign trail looks like in the age of coronavirus, and what it means for the election
Even as the global pandemic puts politics on the sideburner, it is generating questions about how to run a campaign respectfully amid a disaster and generate enthusiasm with voters more concerned with their livelihood and health
Even with the splintered cable market where broadband is more profitable than video, content is still king.
Colorado’s efforts to scale up PPE production are being tangled in federal red tape, certification process
Makers of products ranging from snowboards to garments are now producing personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus. But some say they can’t get their products into the state’s pipeline.
$2 trillion federal stimulus package, which provides unemployment benefits to gig workers for the first time, has Colorado employers wondering whether to keep going or lay off workers because of COVID-19.
Virtual happy hour, barbell rentals, DIY craft kits: Colorado businesses share their coronavirus survival strategies
In these trying times of COVID-19 and government-mandated business shut downs, small business owners are getting creative as they’re forced to pivot or else face layoffs or permanent closures
The #StopTheSpread pledge has been signed by 1,200 tech executives who agree to change work policies, and support frontline workers to "flatten the curve" faster.