Colorado workers must be offered paid sick leave starting next year. Here’s what that means for you.Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Nearly one-third of new pandemic unemployment claims last week were fake, Colorado’s labor department saysTamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
The new filings continue a slowing trend over the past several weeks in the number of people submitting claims
The bad news? Colorado unemployment claims rose again last week. The good news? The pace is slowing.
The silver lining: For four straight weeks there have been gradual declines in regular unemployment claims in Colorado
Another 79,000 Coloradans filed for unemployment last week, bringing coronavirus total to more than 350,000
The new numbers indicate that Coloradans have been losing their jobs at a fairly steady clip over the past five weeks with no signs of the damage leveling out or slowing down.
46,065 out-of-work people made claims, down 25% from the week before. The numbers will rise next week, when “gig workers” become able to file for help.
Thousands of new jobs available in Colorado in the past week could help offset expenses for laid-off workers or move to a new career
Governor opts to ask — not mandate — that people stay home; requires some employers to limit in-person workforce by 50%
Gov. Jared Polis says "this situation grows more serious by the day"
Vail Resort employs 55,000 workers and houses many of them near its resorts in Colorado, Utah, California, British Columbia, New England and across the Midwest
With Jared Polis’ blessing, Colorado lawmakers will try again to let state employees collectively bargain
Democrats have been trying for years to pass a bill to allow state employees to negotiate higher wages but have faced blowback from Republicans