Press Releases

Press Release: State of Colorado Informational Career Open House Highlights Openings at Nearly 20 State Agencies

For Immediate Release | September 26, 2022

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA), in partnership with the Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE), is hosting a second statewide informational career open house virtually on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 to help fill open positions in 19 State agencies.

Press Release: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Celebrates the 3.25 Million Coloradans Participating in the Workforce this Labor Day

For Immediate Release | September 5, 2022

(DENVER) – The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) celebrates the 3,250,500 Coloradans actively participating in our workforce this Labor Day. The state’s labor force participation rate remains at 69.5%, the highest it has been since March 2020.

Press Release: Colorado’s Office of New Americans Establishes a Global Talent Task Force

For Immediate Release | September 2, 2022

DENVER - The Office of New Americans (ONA) within the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has established a Global Talent Task Force (GTTF). This task force will review existing workforce pathways and consider opportunities to improve economic integration for New Americans in Colorado.

On June 3, 2022, Governor Jared Polis signed SB 22-140 into law.

Press Release:Expected Revisions to Colorado Nonfarm Payroll Jobs

For Immediate Release | August 24, 2022

First quarter 2022 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) results indicate Colorado total nonfarm payroll jobs estimates will be revised up for this period with the release of benchmarked estimates in March 2023. March 2022 estimates are expected to be revised up by about 8,800 nonfarm payroll jobs, or three-tenths of a percentage point. January and February 2022 estimates are expected to be revised up by 7,400 and 9,400, respectively.