The state’s rate rose slightly to 3.1 percent in December 2017, because more people entered the workforce than obtained jobs.
Employers added 1,800 jobs October to November, but more people entered the labor force than jobs were created, so the state’s unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percent.
2018 will bring jobs. In fact, CU's outlook is forecasting 47,100 new jobs.
With 1 in every 7 Colorado adults using marijuana, even the most conservative employers are having to rethink their testing policies.
The holiday shopping season looks good for retailers, despite the challenges.
- The state saw a net loss of 2,000 jobs last month, in the business services sector and in leisure and hospitality.Read more