Colorado unemployment rate unchanged
DENVER (AP) _ Colorado’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in August, the same as it was in July.
The state Department of Labor and employment says nearly 2.6 million Coloradans were on the job in August, a drop of about 17,300 from the month before.
Nearly 103,000 Coloradans were looking for jobs but couldn’t find them. That’s down 300 from July.
The August 2007 jobless rate was better than it was a year ago, when it stood at 4.4 percent.
Nationwide, the August 2007 unemployment rate was 4.6 percent.
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