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Colorado’s unemployment site slammed by 180,000 filing attempts in a single week

Last week’s claims top the Great Recession after coronavirus shutdown advances and governor orders faster relief for workers.

Opinion: It’s time for a CU union

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With Jared Polis’ blessing, Colorado lawmakers will try again to let state employees collectively bargain

Democrats have been trying for years to pass a bill to allow state employees to negotiate higher wages but have faced blowback from Republicans

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Understanding AI through Holly, the fast-food bot taking breakfast orders at Good Times

Ordering from “Holly” the bot is still a little creepy, but as humans get more comfortable with Alexa and Siri, a Denver firm is finding people, artificial intelligence and fast food do mix

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Peach growers are expecting an all-time bumper crop on the Western Slope, but there’s one problem

Weather, moisture and bee activity lined up perfectly for the best peach season in years, but with visa applications already set in stone, growers need a basketful of workers.

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The roots of the Gold King Mine disaster run deeper than the river it polluted

In "River of Lost Souls," author Jonathan Thompson explores disparate forces -- including labor strife -- that ultimately led to missteps that tainted the Animas River

Nicolais: Have unions gotten their mojo back in Colorado?

Fueled by economic conditions and led by the Denver teachers’ strike, unions could be poised to reverse decades of decline with a King Soopers strike looming

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