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Opinion: Tax rebates are coming. Everyone should get the same amount

It’s simple, fair and will put a few hundred extra dollars in the pockets of Coloradans who need it most

Opinion Columns

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.

Economy

Opinion: Why Colorado’s economy shouldn’t just return to “normal” after COVID-19

Opinion Columns

What’s Working: Minimum wage going to $12.32, plus how new COVID restrictions (and fraud?) has doubled unemployment

Plus: New rules for equal pay, sick days, a chart on Colorado’s top-growing industry sectors and more!

Business

Opinion: Amid a global pandemic, could we innovate to find more equality through higher education?

Opinion Columns

Opinion: To become a truly anti-racist society, we must go beyond police reform

Opinion Columns

What’d I Miss?: Covidiot-proof

Cartoons

CU chancellor: Colorado needs more funding for college diversity

Opinion Columns

Drew Litton: Taking aim at income inequality

Cartoons

Opinion: Driving salaried employees to the burnout point doesn’t benefit anyone

Opinion Columns

2020 forecast: Colorado is getting older and narrowing the housing gap, but really needs middle-wage jobs

A look at Colorado's past and future for predictions about the state's aging population, how the current construction boom compares to the ’70s and more

Business

Colorado’s inequality is growing — but still under the national average

Colorado's inequality ticked upwards after several years of decline, according to a new census report

Growth

Colorado’s minimum wage rules don’t apply to farm, construction and other jobs. But that might be changing.

A decades-old rule governing minimum wage means a wide swath of low-income employees don’t qualify for overtime pay, lunch breaks

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

Business

Opinion: Make summer learning more accessible to Colorado families

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado babies cry out for policy changes

Opinion Columns

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.

Business

Jared Polis won’t get one top priority this session: his income tax cut

The Democratic governor remains committed to the idea but says he needs time to work on it “over the next year”

Politics and Government

Opinion: Equal pay for equal work — make it happen now

Opinion Columns

High-country Colorado towns wrangle big-city problems with homelessness

“No camping” signs have popped up in Durango's parks and greenways. Homeless residents have had to scatter and hide, the victims of a crisis of homelessness -- and some say heartlessness -- in the tourist town.

Growth