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Nonfarm payroll increased by 175,000 in February: US BLS

Nonfarm payroll increased by 175,000 in February: US BLS

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.7 percent nationally, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this week. Employment increased in professional and business services and in wholesale trade but declined in information. Severe winter weather occurred in much of the country during the… Continue Reading Nonfarm payroll increased by 175,000 in February: US BLS

Colorado employment rate on the rise

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Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 6,200 jobs from January to February in Colorado, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 5,400 and government increased 800, totaling 2,422,300 jobs for the state. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate in February remained unchanged at 6.1 percent. The number of… Continue Reading Colorado employment rate on the rise

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AmeriCorps hiring for summer

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AmeriCorps hiring for summer

Mile High Youth Corps in Colorado Springs is hiring 70 people between the ages of 18 and 24 to do conservation and restoration work outdoors, all summer. These Corpsmembers will make a $320 a week and earn a $1,468 AmeriCorps scholarship for completing the summer season. “An awesome summer job? A pathway to a career… Continue Reading AmeriCorps hiring for summer

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A recent survey conducted by Fort Collins-based Colorado Job Base shows positive trends in employment, salary and benefits throughout the state. The Colorado Employment Survey polled more than 70 regional employers of various sizes, sectors, pay-grades and market demographics and found that — among other things — 51 percent of the respondents plan to hire… Continue Reading Survey finds positive trends in Colorado job market

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Colorado’s economy continues to add jobs at a higher rate than the rest of the Rocky Mountain states and the nation. Colorado’s economy grew nearly 2 percentage points in August, from 54.8 to 56.5, according to the Goss Institute for Economic Research. The overall business conditions index, a mathematical average of new orders, production, employment,… Continue Reading Colorado’s job growth above regional, national averages

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Online job fair to aid fire, drought victims

Many Colorado residents have been affected this summer by wildfire and drought. The virtual job fair will take place Aug. 2 – 16, at www.connectingcolorado.com. “This online event is targeting people affected by this summer of natural disasters,”  Department of Labor Executive Director Ellen Golombek said in a statement.  “The Black Forest Fire and the Royal… Continue Reading Online job fair to aid fire, drought victims

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More isn’t always better: Job picture brightens, but still complicated by underemployment

All the experts agree: Jobs are returning to Colorado Springs. They also agree that it’s going to be a long, slow slog back to the days of peak levels of employment. El Paso County has added about 4,200 jobs in the past year — that’s pretty good news, says Tom Zwirlein, professor of finance at… Continue Reading More isn’t always better: Job picture brightens, but still complicated by underemployment

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Ledbetter helps fair-pay issue stay alive

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When Lilly Ledbetter walked into an attorney’s office in 1998 with a gender fair-pay issue, she had no idea years later the president of the United States would be signing The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. At best, she was hoping for a settlement to win years of back wages from Goodyear Tire… Continue Reading Ledbetter helps fair-pay issue stay alive

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Social enterprise is an exciting new sector of the economy that provides solutions to some of our community’s largest issues, such as unemployment and lack of education and access to healthcare. By merging social mission with competitive business strategies — mixing mission with margin — these businesses are achieving social change. Called the “fourth sector”… Continue Reading Social enterprise doubles the power of employment

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Construction employment was up, down and steady – depending on the state – in November. Construction employment declined year-over-year in 151 of 337 metropolitan areas. It remained stagnant in 60 and increased in 126 areas, according to a monthly construction employment report from the Association of General Contractors. The association reported that Hurricane Sandy accounted… Continue Reading Construction employment figures show regional gains and losses

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