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Business Resources

Business Resources

I want to…
Find minimum wage posters
Find Colorado and Federal law affecting posting requirements
Find information about Youth labor laws
Find information about Occupational Wages
Contact my local Business Services Representative

Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for Connecting Colorado?
Where can I find a list of Human Resources Labor Standards?

Commonly used links:

Federal Bonding Program
The Federal Bonding Program provides individual fidelity bonds for applicants who have a firm job offer but are (or maybe) denied coverage by a commercial insurance company because of:

  • Record of arrest, conviction, or imprisonment
  • History of alcohol or drug abuse
  • Poor credit history
  • Lack of employment history
  • Other special situations

For more information: Call 303.413.7555

Labor Certification / Prevailing Wage Program
Before an employer can import and hire alien workers, he must submit an application for labor certification and attempt to recruit qualified U.S. workers. Employment Programs assists the employer by:

  • Processing the employer’s labor certification request
  • Advertising the job opening with Workforce Centers to recruit U.S. workers
  • Calculating the prevailing wages for the occupation based on surveys conducted
  • Gathering the information needed to grant or deny labor certification

For more information: Call Colorado Dept. of Labor and Employment, 303-620-4200

Seasonal Farmworker Program
Provides recruitment of temporary agricultural workers and sheepherders by Workforce Centers from outside the area of intended employment. Employers are required by law to provide no-cost or public housing for these workers if it is not to return to their place of residence the same day. Additional Services are provided by MSFW (Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers) located at the Brighton-One-Stop office at 33 N. Main, Brighton, CO 80601 Phone: 303-659-4250.

WOTC (Worker Opportunity Tax Credit)
Replacement program for the TJTC (Targeted Jobs Tax Credit) program. The program is a federal tax credit for employers who hire certain categories of disadvantaged workers. For more detailed information, please refer to the Federal WOTC page – http://www.doleta.gov/business/incentives/opptax/, or call a WfBC Employer Services Representative at 303.413.7555 (Boulder) or 303.864.6684 (Longmont).

Hiring and Retaining Employees with Disabilities
The National Organization on Disability
Disability Employment 101
A publication from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Education. This guide includes information about how to find qualified workers with disabilities, how to put disability and employment research into practice and how to model what other businesses have done to successfully integrate individuals with disabilities into the workforce.

Rocky Mountain DBTAC (Disability Business Technical Assistance Center):
Provides information and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Job Accommodation Network
A free consulting service that provides:
1) Individualized worksite accommodations solutions
2) Technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation
3) Education to callers about self-employment options

Hire Potential
A national consulting and employment firm that works with corporations committed to diversity by assisting them with integrating, accommodating and employing the Untapped Workforce.

Tax Credit and Accessibility Information for Employers

Workforce Boulder County (WfBC), a Colorado Workforce Center, offers a wide variety of services to Job Seekers and Businesses.

Find the most recent job listings by registering with the Workforce Center and searching for jobs on www.connectingcolorado.com

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Self Registration
If you are an Unemployment Insurance Claimant, by registering on Connecting Colorado you will meet your requirement of registering for work. Connecting Colorado is a place where people seeking employment and businesses seeking employees can be brought together. Learn how to register with Connecting Colorado.

Government Jobs

Resource Center
WfBC offers user friendly job search resources:

  • Computers with updated software
  • Internet access to job listing sites
  • Access to America’s Job Network
  • Resume software
  • Assessment and career information software programs
  • Newspapers, books, periodicals, and magazines

Work Registration

  • Employment registration is open to anyone looking for work
  • Applicants are interviewed to determine skills, experience and job target
  • Computerized job system matches job seeker with employer
  • State wide job search available
  • Referrals to employers

Assessments

  • Limited career counseling and self-directed vocational assessments to assist in determining occupations that match aptitude and abilities
  • Basic skills assessments to determine reading and math skills levels

Computer Lab

  • Individual computer assisted basic skills training
  • Skill training levels target the non-reader through GED
  • Assistance to learn demand software packages

Job Search Workshops

WfBC offers workshops in a variety of areas to assist job seekers in obtaining the employment they need and want. A complete list of workshops with course descriptions is located here.

Job Training

  • Limited scholarships and tuition assistance are available
  • Scholarships may be used for training in high demand occupations

Internships & On-the-job Training

  • Paid and unpaid internships at a variety of non-profit, private for profit or public entities work sites
  • The intern will be trained in specified job skills and/or workplace success skills

Contact Us


Boulder Office

1333 Iris Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304
303.413.7555
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Longmont Office

St Vrain Community Hub
515 Coffman Street
Longmont, CO 80501
720.864.6600
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