Denver – The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) today announced assistance for workers and employers during temporary closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance includes information for employees filing for unemployment insurance claims, as well as information on programs available for employers.
DENVER - Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) published emergency rules which temporarily require employers in certain industries to provide a small amount of paid sick leave to employees with flu-like symptoms while awaiting COVID-19 testing.
Third quarter 2019 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 2020. August and September 2019 estimates are expected to be revised up by about 5,700 and 3,300 nonfarm payroll jobs, respectively. July 2019 estimates are expected to be revised down by about 5,600 nonfarm payroll jobs.
(Denver) -- Wade Buchanan, Governor Jared Polis’ Director of Policy and Research, has been named Director of the Office of Just Transition, which will be housed under the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). The office, created by HB19-1314, will focus on how to assist workers and communities impacted by Colorado’s move away from coal-based electrical generation. Buchanan will be leaving his current position at the end of the month.