Amid a growing labor movement, some say there has been “an awakening” among performing artists
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.
Colorado’s unemployment rate declined to 4.8%, the lowest since the start of the pandemic. A lot of new economic data poured in Friday to give us a better sense of how the state’s recovery is going. But first, let’s talk about a livable wage, which seems like a fair starting point for any worker who […]
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 […]
By James Anderson, The Associated Press Thousands of immigrant farmworkers in Colorado will soon have state minimum wage, overtime and labor organizing rights under Senate Bill 87, signed into law Friday by Democratic Gov. Jared Polis. Polis also signed into law a measure to create a state fund to help indigent immigrants get legal representation […]
The letter to ski patrollers landed a few days before Vail Resorts told investors it was sitting on $1.4 billion in cash. The company was not going to include unionized ski patrollers in the end-of-season bonus program, saying the extra cash — up $1,500 — would violate federal law governing labor contract negotiations with the […]
Jenna Ellis, the attorney from Colorado representing President Donald Trump in his bid to overturn his 2020 election loss, was fired from her job as a Weld County prosecutor in 2013 for making mistakes on cases, records obtained by The Colorado Sun show. Ellis “failed to meet the employer’s expectations” and “made mistakes on cases […]