The $300 “Lost Wages” bonus begins, Amazon is hiring like crazy and answers from Colorado’s labor department
The chaos of pandemic employment continues but What’s Working has got you covered.
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What’s Working: Spanish-speaking virtual agents, extra $300 weeks approved and a new small business fundBy Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
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About 97,500 Coloradans stopped looking for work during July. There are still 300,000 on unemployment.
Some unemployed Coloradans will see Trump’s extra $300 a week benefit starting in mid September. But it won’t last.
The president’s Lost Wages Assistance will only help people who have already filed for unemployment. And the Trump administration only provided Colorado enough money to last three weeks.
What’s Working: Unemployment benefits for a year, $300 is the new $600 and how to get that call back
A weekly update on losing a job, finding a new one or hiring extra help.
Gov. Jared Polis planning to apply to FEMA for $300 bonus weekly unemployment pay through President Donald Trump's executive order
Trump’s order to extend unemployment benefits could cost Colorado $31.1 million a week — money it doesn’t have
Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment trust fund will run out of money this month while there are still nearly 311,000 workers receiving jobless benefits
A new weekly and temporary guide from The Colorado Sun to get those who have a job and those who need one through the pandemic
Colorado's unemployment rate in June was still below the national rate of 11.1%