The state’s paid family leave program starts in January but not in the way you might expect. Plus: Readers share their job worries, Colorado jobs, and more!
work and the pandemic economy
What’s Working: Older Coloradans are returning to work, and inflation may be to blame
Other reasons for the rising 55+ workforce include demographics, less-ageist employers and, of course, the state’s still-tight labor market.
What’s Working: Colorado business leaders lose optimism about economy — but 55% expect to raise wages anyway
No surprise here. Global unrest with the Russian invasion of Ukraine plus ongoing and rising inflation have Colorado business leaders less optimistic about the economy this year than last, according to a new survey. But has that changed how they’re going about their business? According to a new analysis by Leeds Business Confidence Index, 55% […]
What’s Working: A new $375 stimulus, small business grants and tales from Colorado’s unemployment queue
With just a few days before the election, Congress appears to be not one bit closer to another round of COVID-19 relief than it was in late July, when special pandemic unemployment benefits ended. Hence, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis figured out how to offer a one-time $375 payment to almost anyone on unemployment between March […]