The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters in north Denver hears from one or two construction workers nearly every day complaining of wage theft. The union helps workers file claims with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and is part of a coalition asking the state for stronger laws to crack down on wage theft and labor trafficking. (Jennifer Brown, Colorado Sun)

Construction workers exploited by Colorado’s underground economy want to add bite to wage theft law

Wage theft is currently an unclassified misdemeanor, no matter how much is owed, but a new focus on fighting labor trafficking could change that in Colorado

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After 22-week coronavirus hiatus, high school sports competition resumes in Colorado

Football, boys soccer, girls volleyball, field hockey and gymnastics won't return until the spring

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Fraudulent unemployment claims continue in Colorado, but 30-50% were stopped “at the front door”

New unemployment claims for the first time last week dropped below the highest point of the Great Recession.

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Kanye West qualifies to be on Colorado’s 2020 presidential ballot

West paid $1,000 and submitted the names of 9 valid electors to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office on Wednesday to ensure his spot in the November contest.