Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
Opinion: To argue against Colorado’s new Equal Pay Act is to argue against market transparency
And if more transparency means higher wages, then yes, please.
What’s Working: Officials expect Colorado to have a full GDP recovery this year
Record number of new business filings, job growth and other factors fueling optimism, though admittedly, recovery is already uneven. Plus: Jobs with perks, remote work and more.
What’s Working: The benefits of employing remote workers living in Colorado’s rural communities
Plus: More companies are excluding Coloradans from their jobs, interesting unemployment trends and a survey showing What’s Working readers are finding work.
Supporters of Colorado’s pay-transparency law eye protections for workers “blackballed” by national employers
Some big companies are refusing to hire remote workers in Colorado because of the 2019 Equal Pay Act. A Wall Street Journal article last week put a spotlight on the issue.
What’s Working: Colorado asks how much does that job pay? Some out-of-state employers don’t like it
A site tracking job listings that exclude Coloradans saw a 25% increase in one day. Plus: state unemployment rate shrinks to 6.2%, unemployment fraud continues, and PUA folks must prove employment.
What’s Working: Small business funding available, back to business in 2021, Colorado unemployment updates and more
Plus: New unemployment system launches Jan. 10, new rules for employers, and how to start your own business
For many business groups, Colorado’s 2019 legislative session has been “very difficult” to navigate
Business interests breathed a sigh of relief after the paid family leave bill was turned into a study. But an equal pay measure they are concerned about is still up in the air
Here’s how Colorado Democrats aim to close the gender pay gap, starting with more wage transparency
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.