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Utah women are reportedly paid the lowest in the nation compared to their male counterparts.

Photo courtesy of Brent McWhirter

Colorado Workforce Center Employment Specialist Della Gray talked with KSJD's Austin Cope on Morning Edition to learn more about how the Colorado Workforce Center is helping workers and their families affected by the Western Excelsior Plant fire in Mancos earlier in May. The workforce center will host a job fair focused on jobs for victims on Thursday, May 25th at 10am at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds.

 Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the job fair would be held on Tuesday, May 25th. May 25th is a Thursday.

Cortez Journal

Finding employment in a good-paying job can sometimes be a matter of getting the right training. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Tomas German-Palacios, Operations Coordinator with the Economic and Workforce Development Division at Southwest Colorado Community College about new technical training programs available at the school that can help with entry into the workforce, career advancement, or career change.

Employment For The Developmentally Disabled

Sep 22, 2014
Community Connections

People with intellectual or developmental disabilities who join the workforce lead happier, more connected lives, just like any of us. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Marcy Cummins, Adult Services Director at Community Connections, about how they are helping people with disabilities get jobs that can help them gain confidence, friendships, and more independence.