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What’s Working: Diversity tools to get past Denver’s $45,000 “scrape-by” wage

Plus: Colorado had one of the largest declines in job openings nationwide, but even as the state’s job economy has recovered, we’re not back to normal yet

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado business leaders lose optimism about economy — but 55% expect to raise wages anyway

See the results from the latest CU business school survey. Plus: Colorado hotel workers reach a new high with a 10% quit rate, a case for offering more employee perks and a real life job fair.

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado had the nation’s top layoff rate in December, but fewer people quit their jobs

The latest JOLTS report continued to put Colorado at the top of some charts. Plus, remote work updates, more than 120,000 job openings and more.

Economy

What’s Working: Where Colorado’s COVID economic recovery is better and worse than the rest of the country

Here’s a brag: Colorado’s inflation rate is lower than the nation’s for the first time in nine years. Plus: Small business pessimism, worker hours in decline and more.

Economy

Why Coloradans have quit their jobs: “What price my soul?” 

Colorado’s rate of people quitting their jobs is among the nation’s highest, but that doesn’t mean they stopped working. Some call what’s going on the Great Reassessment.

Economy

What’s Working: The King Soopers labor strike isn’t Colorado’s first. Here’s why we’ll probably see more.

If employee labor strikes seem uncommon, they’re not. One site counted 260 in the past year. Plus: Colorado job quitters, pandemic unemployment updates and a $10,000 job bonus!

Business

What’s Working: Who quit their job last year in Colorado

The latest labor data found the U.S. hit a record high for quitters in November. Plus: Business leaders are optimistic, job resources and more.

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado was tied for nation’s 4th highest rate of job quitters in September

The new JOLTS data is out and the state’s numbers are all over the place. Plus: It’s Small Business Saturday, older workers' resources and more.

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado tops labor lists — even for restaurant workers

Restaurants say hiring has improved, with 84% reporting hiring challenges now compared to 91%. So, not much. Plus: COVID-19 deaths by education level, marital status and more.

Economy

What’s Working: A third-quarter check on Colorado’s economy and more on worker deaths and COVID

Inflation is on the rise, but not new business startups. Also: $600 million to pare down state’s $1 billion unemployment loan, Denver tops for wage growth and more!

Economy

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

Colorado had the nation’s highest rate of layoffs and job separations in August

Though many employers blamed a labor shortage for lack of workers, the state’s rank in job cuts, quitters and hiring rates was among the highest in the nation, says a new JOLTS report.

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado is in economically better shape than most states, but still down 77,900 jobs from before COVID

Plus: State’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.6%, Colorado quits more than the rest of the U.S. and where the missing workers went.

Economy

What’s Working: People are quitting their jobs in record numbers. Here’s what happened in Colorado.

The JOLTS data will soon go local so we take a look at what early data shows about the state’s workforce. Plus: Jobless updates, overpayment appeals and changing wages.

Economy