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DOL launches Flood Recovery Jobs Program

DOL launches Flood Recovery Jobs Program

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has received a $4.6 million National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to launch a Flood Recovery Jobs Program. Nine counties were designated by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) to receive public assistance. The program will enable the DOL to hire about 230 temporary workers for… Continue Reading DOL launches Flood Recovery Jobs Program

People who are unemployed because of a wildfire evacuation or because their workplaces are affected might be eligible for unemployment benefits, said the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. People can file unemployment claims online at www.colorado.gov/cdle. Evacuated people might be eligible if their unemployment resulted from physical damage or destruction of a workplace, or… Continue Reading Fire victims now eligible for unemployment benefits

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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is working to address improper unemployment benefit payments. A federal review of the state’s programs found massive overpayments, and the feds stepped in to help state officials correct the problem. So far, it’s working. Colorado reduced overpayments by $1.1 million, said Ellen Golombek, executive director of the state’s… Continue Reading State takes strides in reducing unemployment overpayments

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Colo. unemployment drops during April

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Colorado’s employment picture is looking a little rosier. Employers added 2,200 new jobs in April, offsetting cuts in government workers. The employment rate dropped four-tenths of a percent to 8.8 percent based on household survey results from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The number of total employment was greater than the increase in… Continue Reading Colo. unemployment drops during April

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