What it’s like to hunt for a job in Colorado when you’re over 50
Older workers dropped out of the state’s labor force during the pandemic. Some say age discrimination keeps them from getting a new job.
Half of Colorado lives in a day care desert. Here’s how that’s straining one mountain community.
Though officials say help is on the way, parents and child care providers are struggling in Colorado, a state where half the population lives in a day care desert.
Unemployed Coloradans want work that pays a livable wage as employers struggle to fill openings
The restaurant industry in particular is finding it difficult to hire help, but economists say the labor shortage is more of a pandemic blip in an economy already facing a tight labor market before COVID-19 struck.
Record lumber prices are adding $35,000 to the sale price of a new home, further crunching Colorado’s housing market
A number of factors have forced lumber prices up, but many of them were around before the pandemic began.