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Colorado Job Losses Significantly Greater In '09 Than Initially Thought

May 11, 2010 | Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado employers last year shed nearly 17,000 more jobs than initially reported, according to revised employment counts released Wednesday.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported a loss of 89,375 non-farm jobs last year based on monthly surveys.

But when those counts were squared up against the unemployment-insurance tax reports that employers file each quarter, the loss turned out to be much larger

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