1 in 7 construction workers is a woman. Increasing that ratio is key to better financial performance.
It was even worse in the pandemic. Plus: CSU’s economic forecast for the state, daily paychecks and it’s National Small Business Week!
Updates to the Equal Pay for Equal Work law have begun. Plus: Homeownership, 487 people waiting 10+ weeks for unemployment benefits, labor department jobs and more!
The state’s Equal Pay for Equal Work law influenced new laws in other states. But it wasn’t perfect, apparently. Plus: Wage transparency violators fined, other labor bills and more.
As it grew last year, no one at Monigle Associates was paying close attention to emails from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The letters started last July. This notice came in December: NOTICE OF FINE FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH DIVISION ORDERS AND ORDER TO RESPOND The Denver branding firm was out of compliance with […]
Happy New Year everyone! It’s a great time to start fresh. But unfortunately, I’m still hearing that 2021 will linger on for some folks who remain unemployed, are still waiting on pandemic jobless benefits (like this guy), or are just trying to get their small businesses fully operating again. But first, the new year means […]
There’s been a lot of hoopla over the past few weeks about news that a few large national employers advertised to prospective employees that they could work from home, anywhere in the country, except in Colorado. These companies are refusing to comply with Colorado law requiring employers to include salary ranges in job postings, a […]
New economic data has economists concluding that Colorado is now in full recovery. New businesses? Filings made record gains in the first and second quarter this year, according to the Secretary of State’s office. Labor force participation rate? Colorado had the third-highest in the nation. And our productivity? The state’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate […]
The list of employers snubbing Colorado residents for remote work opportunities continues to grow over at ColoradoExcluded.com, the site where Commerce City software engineer Aaron Batilo is posting job listings he finds — or are sent to him — to document an unintended result of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Some companies just […]
Democratic state lawmakers behind a law requiring companies to include a salary range in any job posting are eyeing changes to the policy following reports that out-of-state employers are refusing to hire Coloradans to work for them remotely because of the provision. But the lawmakers and other proponents of the 2019 legislation aren’t interested in […]