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Colorado business forecast bullish on economy in 2022

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(The Center Square) - A new forecast of Colorado's economy is bullish on the state's recovery looking ahead into 2022. 

The forecast was presented during the 57th-annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook (CBEO) Forum that was held on Monday by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

"We are pretty bullish on the macro economy, but there are certain things that are creating uncertainty going forward," Dr. Richard Wobbekind, a senior economist at Leeds, said during his introductory remarks. 

Grocery workers suffer the mental health effects of customer hostility and lack of safety in their workplace

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Retail and service sector workers have been laboring to keep shelves stocked and customers happy from the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Life on the front lines has been exceptionally stressful for these employees.