RBC I After more than six months in a row in which the Rio Blanco County unemployment rate fell by one-tenth (.1) of a percent, that good news was magnified several times by the county unemployment rate for August.
RBC I A positive trend that started early this year is continuing as the June unemployment rates in Rio Blanco and Colorado have reported at least the fifth consecutive month where the number of jobless has decreased, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is reporting.
RBC I For the fourth straight month, the June unemployment rate is down slightly in Rio Blanco County, using seasonally non-adjusted figures. Unemployment numbers are down more than 1.8 percent from June 2013.
RBC I The unemployment rates in Rio Blanco County and the State of Colorado continued to drop in May, setting a strong trend of new jobs as the state heads into summer.
RBC I The unemployment rate in Rio Blanco County in April has fallen in the last two months, and the total number is more than 1 percent below the rate from one year ago.