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What’s Working: Colorado Springs is the only metro area that has recovered all jobs lost in the pandemic

Statewide, 85.7% of the jobs lost during COVID are back. Plus: Wages are up, unemployment rate falls again and another look at the true unemployed.

Economy

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.

Business

Opinion: Employees with disabilities can get the job done

Meet my son, John, who discovered companies were eager to hire, until they met him in person

Opinion Columns

We may never know how many of Colorado’s missing workers died of COVID-19

Plus: New data shows what made Coloradans leave their jobs in recent months, a pandemic unemployment lawsuit has funds for 69,503 Coloradans and more!

Economy

Drew Litton: More challenges await Colorado’s coming ski season

Opinion

Where have Colorado’s workers gone? Some say: “We’re still here. Hire us!”

The labor market continues to get even more complex as employers and workers recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Data shows fewer workers are out there though. So, where did they go?

Economy

What’s Working: Need a job? Tech companies are hiring in Colorado as a pre-pandemic labor crunch continues

When labor’s tight, wages go up and that’s happening in tech. Also: Denver Startup Week begins Monday and there’s a job fair; plus: unemployment updates, personal labor-shortage stories and more.

Economy

What’s Working: The Colorado disconnect continues between employers and the unemployed

Plus: Amazon’s Thornton warehouse is building its own job-training career program, unemployment appeals and small business updates.

Economy

What’s Working: 24,000 unemployed Coloradans must pay back pandemic jobless benefits

Plus: More people are returning to work as the state’s unemployment rate drops to 5.9%. But what happened to all the workers?

Economy

What’s Working: As Colorado’s labor shortage blame game continues, most unemployed workers are actually back at work

Plus: A busy week at the unemployment office despite federal benefits expiring, who’s hiring and is Amazon really offering to pay for college?

Economy

Opinion: Colorado’s leadership on methane control is reducing greenhouse gases — and increasing jobs

Only one state has more employers devoted to methane mitigation

Opinion Columns

Housing demand is greater than ever but Colorado is building fewer homes than expected. Here’s why.

A pre-pandemic construction labor shortage intensified last year despite a strong real estate market. There’s just not enough workers to build what was planned. The industry is focused on attracting newcomers.

Housing

At least 87,000 Coloradans will lose all pandemic unemployment benefits in two weeks

Federal programs that provided aid to gig workers and those who’ve exhausted regular unemployment end Sept. 4. So does the $300 weekly pandemic bonus.

Economy

Students who kept Colorado’s resort-town economies alive during COVID are now headed back to school

As seasonal workers return to classrooms, merchants cut hours and service in Telluride, Crested Butte and Breckenridge.

Business

What’s Working: People say they want to work from home, but they’re returning to the office in droves

Plus: Get your foot in the door at United Airlines, an estimated 101,000 Coloradans will lose unemployment benefits on Sept. 4 and other pandemic jobs news.

Economy

A new gold mine may be built in southern Colorado. It would “wreak havoc,” environmentalists warn.

Zephyr Gold USA Ltd wants to develop the 312-acre Dawson Gold Mine on private land about 6 miles southwest of downtown Cañon City. The site is surrounded by a wilderness area and subdivision.

Environment

What’s Working: Officials expect Colorado to have a full GDP recovery this year

Record number of new business filings, job growth and other factors fueling optimism, though admittedly, recovery is already uneven. Plus: Jobs with perks, remote work and more.

Economy

Opinion: We already have a tool that can clean the air, reduce traffic, and expand job opportunity: the bus

It’s not complicated: More buses, running more frequently

Opinion Columns

What’s Working: Coloradans talk about worker shortages and livable wages

This week’s column explores what readers think about the current job and unemployment environment. See results of our poll in charts!

Economy

Opinion: Electric vehicles can help clean Colorado’s air — by preventing wildfires

Climate change is fueling more wildfires, and the smoke is turning the Front Range's polluted air toxic

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