Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
More Colorado workers will get breaks, must make $42,500 salary to be exempt from overtime under draft policy
The proposal represents a major win for Colorado labor groups, who have long been pushing for the changes -- although they didn’t get everything they wanted.
Colorado’s minimum wage rules don’t apply to farm, construction and other jobs. But that might be changing.By Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Businesses and women-pay advocates compromise on Equal Pay for Equal Work Act to equalize pay for Colorado women, who earn 86 cents for every $1 a man makes.
Senate Bill 188 passed its first committee hearing Wednesday on a 3-2, party-line vote
Efforts by insurers, construction companies and government to offer safety training also has financial benefit
The new governor must decide whether to intervene and prevent a teacher walkout, a decision with major political implications
Denver teachers’ strike won’t begin Monday as planned amid procedural wrangling involving Gov. Polis
Denver Public Schools asked for help from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment after teachers overwhelmingly voted to strike
Denver teachers vote to strike with overwhelming majority in favor; Gov. Jared Polis to try and broker a deal
Federal workers in Jefferson County file one-fourth of Colorado’s 1,642 shutdown unemployment claims
Denver, Larimer and Arapahoe Counties also see double-digit share as claims as furlough drags on
“The mall is really cutthroat.” Colorado retailers are desperate for entry-level workers as Amazon (and its $15/hr minimum) moves in
“We just can’t hire at $15 an hour. That’s why we’re here all the time.”