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Unemployment rate decreases in January

Unemployment rate decreases in January

Employers in Colorado added 7,300 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,412,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 7,600 and government decreased 300. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of 1 percentage point to 6.1 percent. The number… Continue Reading Unemployment rate decreases in January

Springs unemployment rate remains higher than state

The unemployment rate in Colorado Springs remains higher than the state average, and has risen during the past month. Unemployment in Colorado Springs is 8.4 percent, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, above the state’s average of 7.1 percent. The latest numbers from the Department of Labor show that the area lost… Continue Reading Springs unemployment rate remains higher than state

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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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