State workers make 8% less than their peers in comparable jobs. And the state’s retirement benefits don’t make up for the pay gap like they used to.
At least that’s the business community’s take on new job-openings data. Plus: Wage growth is flat, if not lower when adjusted for inflation.
Slowing inflation appears less of a concern. Plus: Wages are up again, but not for everyone; looming government shutdown and more!
Economic development has helped the region stay ahead of the nation but with advances, there are growing pains, like keeping housing affordable for the needed workers.
The Labor Day weekend edition shares reader sentiment on what job seekers want in a job, salary and more. Plus: Remember when there were six workers for every job opening?
Cartoonist Jim Morrissey observes that sometimes these days it seems the request for gratuity ventures well beyond the bounds of traditional tipping.
The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.8%. Plus: Wages are up, unless you add in inflation, Denver renters see more perks, and more!
Updates to the Equal Pay for Equal Work law have begun. Plus: Homeownership, 487 people waiting 10+ weeks for unemployment benefits, labor department jobs and more!
The state’s Equal Pay for Equal Work law influenced new laws in other states. But it wasn’t perfect, apparently. Plus: Wage transparency violators fined, other labor bills and more.
A survey of Colorado business leaders said they’re still pessimistic about the new year, with more than half believing that the U.S. will enter a recession within the next six month.