County workforce, population are growing

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Employment in Eagle County seems to be getting better for workers, although wages still lag behind state averages.The latest workforce report from Vail Valley Economic Development, an offshoot of the Vail Valley Partnership, has promising news regarding unemployment and growth. The study, which covers 2014 and the first part of 2015, crunches the numbers from an on-line survey of county employers, who responded to a number of questions about topics including staffing levels, hiring, and housing.The survey shows increasing confidence about the valley’s economy and business climate, with several survey participants indicating they intend to expand or …

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