More workers are suing employers for overtime they're not being paid to work.
In a report by USA Today, we're seeing that more workers nationwide are suing employers under federal and state wage and hour laws.
The number of lawsuits filed last year, rose 32 percent. That's compared... more »
It's the ultimate Catch 22 for the unemployed; not having a job lowers your credit score, but that lower score also makes you less attractive as a job applicant. Democrats in state legislature want to empower job seekers by creating restrictions on how and when employers can use credit reports... more »
DENVER (AP) - Lawmakers will hear testimony on a bill to prohibit employers from using consumer credit information against potential employees unless they're applying for a job that involves financial decisions.
Democrats sponsoring the proposal say the use of credit information creates barriers for people who have recently lost... more »
A major job fair is being held today at the Pueblo Convention Center. A total of 36 companies, temp agencies and other organizations are expected to take part.
Vestas needs to hire 182 workers at its wind turbine factory in Pueblo. Open positions: welders, plasma cutters, painters and assemblers.... more »
Employers stepped up job creation in April, expanding payrolls by 290,000, the most in four years.
The jobless rate rose to 9.9 percent as people streamed back into the market looking for work.
The government says the hiring of 66,000 temporary government workers to conduct the census helped... more »
If you're looking for a new job, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center will hold a job fair Monday, April 26, at Mr. Biggs in Colorado Springs. The Job Fair is free. Hours: 10 am - 4 pm.
Click here to register for the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. You're advised... more »
Colorado lawmakers have given initial approval to a plan they say will rescue the state's pension system. The Senate Finance Committee approved the plan Tuesday after sponsors said it shares the burden with employers and employees.
The bill now goes to the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill would increase... more »
Employers cut 85,000 jobs in the United States in December, more than 10-times what the Labor Department had predicted. The Obama Administration thought just 8,000 jobs would be lost. The unemployment rate remains at 10 percent, because so many people have given up trying to find work.
Once people... more »
Focus on the Family plans to announce job cuts and staffing changes today.
A spokesperson says the non profit organization, one of the largest employers in Colorado Springs, will provide specifics this afternoon.
Last November the Christian organization cut nearly 150 positions and eliminated four magazines.