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Colorado will pay federal unemployment benefits until they expire in September

Governors in 21 other states say they’re ending federal benefits as early as June citing labor shortages — but others say the current job market is much more complex.

Business

Opinion: I’ve learned firsthand why Colorado high schools should offer financial literacy education

If young people had this information, they could better advocate for themselves, better assess different forms of employment, and avoid some of the situations I fell into.

Opinion Columns

What’s Working: Gig companies want workers back and are paying bonuses in Colorado

Plus: Where to find a job in Colorado, how the unemployed are getting IDme’s attention, and why small businesses shouldn’t wait to apply for another Paycheck Protection loan.

Economy

In Colorado’s uneven coronavirus economic recovery, some thrive while others can’t make ends meet

Economic indicators look pretty good a year into the COVID economy, but does that make sense, especially if you can’t pay rent?

Economy

Opinion: An Uber driver says gig workers should not have to compromise flexibility for benefits

What’s best for me and my family is staying independent so I can earn when, where, and for however long it works best for me.

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s unemployment rate improves slightly to 10.2% in May

More than 550,000 people in Colorado have filed for unemployment since the coronavirus crisis began

Business

Colorado processed 61,000 unemployment claims in four days with upgraded system

$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.

Business