From old couches and mattresses to baby gear, paint and contact lenses, these Colorado organizations want your old stuff to help the planet, consumers and an underused workforce.
It was even worse in the pandemic. Plus: CSU’s economic forecast for the state, daily paychecks and it’s National Small Business Week!
COVID pulled down sales, but customers are back. And drop-offs at donation sites are stressing a diminished workforce.
In Loveland, J Gonzales says it’s been tough filling entry-level jobs to get the Allweather Wood manufacturing plant’s workforce back up to its full strength. The general laborer positions at the wood treatment plant involve physical labor, start at $18 an hour and offer forklift training to those who wish to move to a higher-paying […]
On the same day a group of frustrated and unemployed Coloradans organized a message-writing campaign to the media and politicians about unpaid jobless benefits, a group of business leaders voiced their frustrations about a related topic: jobs. “Quality of life actually starts with having a job,” Diane Schwenke, president and CEO of the Grand Junction […]