A rundown of the top storylines, major legislation and how the lawmaking will look when Colorado lawmakers resume the 2020 session
Colorado’s unemployment system, slammed with coronavirus claims, inadvertently exposed people’s private dataBy Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s unemployment fund could run out of money next month. Here’s what that means for businesses.By Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
The claims continued to rise even as some businesses in Colorado begin reopening as restrictions on people's movement are eased
Another 79,000 Coloradans filed for unemployment last week, bringing coronavirus total to more than 350,000
The new numbers indicate that Coloradans have been losing their jobs at a fairly steady clip over the past five weeks with no signs of the damage leveling out or slowing down.
Pantries and food programs are struggling to meet demand as major donors suspend manufacturing. But Gib's New York Bagels in Fort Collins still is sending 5,000 bagels it would normally sell in a week to food banks.
Nearly 10% of Colorado’s workforce has filed for unemployment as coronavirus continues to pound economy
In the past five weeks, nearly 300,000 people have filed unemployment claims. In February, the state’s workforce was about 3.1 million.
OnwardCO.org went live on Monday with 50,000 job listings and resources -- like information on food, shelter and childcare -- for those in need of assistance
The unemployment rate in March was 4.5%, up from 2.5% in February. Labor officials think $50 million a week will be paid to unemployed workers in Colorado.