Tagged: labor

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Colorado, which has the second lowest unemployment rate of any state, isn’t producing enough technology graduates to meet current demand and will face further strains if Amazon locates a campus with 50,000 workers here.

Home rebuilding: A long and costly burden for storm victims

Home rebuilding: A long and costly burden for storm victims

With floodwaters nearing knee height, Arlene Estle fled to the upstairs of the Houston house where she’s lived for 50 years and raised four children. It was many hours later before her son-in-law arrived by boat to rescue her.

Home rebuilding: A long and costly burden for storm victims

Home rebuilding: A long and costly burden for storm victims

With floodwaters nearing knee height, Arlene Estle fled to the upstairs of the Houston house where she’s lived for 50 years and raised four children. It was many hours later before her son-in-law arrived by boat to rescue her.

Denver’s apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018

Denver’s apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018

Denver no longer has the demand for more luxury apartments. The report also notes a cultural shift: Millennials are starting to move out of rentals in or near downtown to purchase property farther from the city center.

Denver’s apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018

Denver’s apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018

Denver no longer has the demand for more luxury apartments. The report also notes a cultural shift: Millennials are starting to move out of rentals in or near downtown to purchase property farther from the city center.

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Poverty has generally been rising faster in suburbs than in urban areas during the last 15 years, but that nationwide trend has been far less pronounced in metro Denver, according to a new report.

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Poverty has generally been rising faster in suburbs than in urban areas during the last 15 years, but that nationwide trend has been far less pronounced in metro Denver, according to a new report.

Colorado faces massive shortage of construction workers. A fix won’t be easy.

Colorado faces massive shortage of construction workers. A fix won’t be easy.

Colorado’s construction industry is frantically trying to come up with a solution to meet the mounting demands of a growing population before circumstances become too dire. Some say they already are.

Colorado faces massive shortage of construction workers. A fix won’t be easy.

Colorado faces massive shortage of construction workers. A fix won’t be easy.

Colorado’s construction industry is frantically trying to come up with a solution to meet the mounting demands of a growing population before circumstances become too dire. Some say they already are.