Your concert ticket is now your palm as Amazon brings new technology to Red Rocks
Starting Tuesday, concertgoers at the venue can connect their palm to a ticketing account
What’s Working: As Colorado’s labor shortage blame game continues, most unemployed workers are actually back at work
Plus: A busy week at the unemployment office despite federal benefits expiring, who’s hiring and is Amazon really offering to pay for college?
Arvada City Council rejects Amazon’s bid to build a last-mile delivery warehouse
Mayor Marc Williams and Mayor Pro Tem Dot Miller were the two dissenting votes
What’s Working: Labor shortage or meager pay? The Colorado debate has begun.
Plus: Amazon and national fast food chains up the ante on lower-wage jobs, how much one trucking company pays drivers and ID.me’s troubled Step 6
Amazon hiring for 3,000 jobs in Denver; offering $100 to vaccinated hires
Amazon is seeking to hire 75,000 people across the nation.
Former Amazon worker files Colorado whistleblower complaint
Linda Rodriguez alleged in her complaint filed Thursday that Amazon fired her in 2020 because she raised concerns about the company's policies and practices
Amazon’s first electric vans started delivering packages in the Denver area this week
The metro area is one of 16 cities planned for new Rivian delivery vans. But the EVs will stay close to distribution centers because of their limited 150-mile range.
Opinion: For Colorado’s small businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic is the wrong time to rein in Big Tech
Their tools are a digital safety net that enable small businesses like mine to survive.
Rep. Mark Baisley: It’s time to rein in Big Tech
If not, we face losing the entrepreneurial spirit and drive that has kept our economy the best in the world for generations.
Opinion: Voluntary, piecemeal actions by online companies to cut down on misinformation are not enough
We need to have a substantive conversation about accountability, transparency, and regulation of social media platforms.
Colorado’s tiny mountain post offices are hamstrung — for the second straight holiday season
Last year’s nightmares went unfixed, amplifying problems when the coronavirus sent retail shopping online, coupled with a spike in deliveries, to spectacular highs
Opinion: Small businesses are disappearing while Amazon’s profits grow
How Amazon hid its safety crisis in Colorado — and nationwide
Amazon’s safety team knew there was a problem at its fulfillment center in Thornton. Internal reports sent to Amazon safety managers across the country in early 2019 repeatedly flagged the warehouse for having especially high injury rates
The $300 “Lost Wages” bonus begins, Amazon is hiring like crazy and answers from Colorado’s labor department
The chaos of pandemic employment continues but What’s Working has got you covered.
Big Tech asserts its influence in Colorado, but the U.S. Senate candidates aren’t willing to discuss it
Amid debate in Congress, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper have said little about whether more regulation is needed for the technology industry
Why Colorado’s housing market looks so hot even though coronavirus is ravaging the economy
Home prices are up, the mortgage industry is thriving and 93.9% of renters paid July rent. But sudden unemployment caused a widening of cracks that have been there all along.
A Colorado author’s “dream trip” to the Amazon rain forest inspired “Tree of Dreams”
For Laura Resau, seeing the landscape and learning about the culture of indigenous people led to plans for artistic collaboration -- including one that soon will come to fruition
Flown into the heart of the Amazon rain forest, a party of travelers has second thoughts
Laura Resau's layered work of juvenile literature combines mysticism, hard truths about the destruction of the rain forest and its Indigenous people -- and chocolate
A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado
The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.
Colorado unemployment claims passed 100,000 last week as job losses continue to outpace Great Recession levels
Mountain communities saw the largest increases in unemployment claims. The state’s filing system, meanwhile, is gearing up to pay out an additional $600 a week thanks to the federal stimulus package.