It was an extraordinary run for Colorado’s labor market in 2018. Unemployment hovered around 3 percent for the whole year, with 75,400 new jobs and substantial wage growth.
The unemployment rate ended the year rising to 3.5 percent in December. The Colorado Department of Labor & Employment says that’s due to more people entering the workforce than employers can create jobs for.
That should provide some relief for companies struggling to fill positions.
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