Welcome to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

CDLE connects job seekers with great jobs, provides an up-to-date and accurate picture of the economy to help decision making, assists workers who have been injured on the job, ensures fair labor practices, helps those who have lost their jobs by providing temporary wage replacement through unemployment benefits, and protects the workplace - and Colorado communities - with a variety of consumer protection and safety programs.

November 24, 2020
Second quarter 2020 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) results indicate Colorado total nonfarm payroll jobs estimates will be revised down for this period with the release of benchmarked estimates in March 2021. June 2020 estimates are expected to be revised down by about 33,900 nonfarm payroll jobs. April and May 2020 estimates are expected to be revised down by about 30,500 and 31,…
November 20, 2020
Employers in Colorado added 21,100 nonfarm payroll jobs from September to October for a total of 2,688,100 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased by 22,000. Government shed 900 jobs in October, with the majority of those losses attributable to the end of the 2020 Census campaign and related temporary jobs. Since May, Colorado has gained…
November 19, 2020
(DENVER) -- Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that 9,171 regular initial unemployment claims were filed the week ending November 14th. Since mid-March, a total of 611,135 regular unemployment initial claims have been filed.*

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