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COVID-related labor laws, from vaccine mandates to paid leave, have Colorado employers confused

Employers are balancing vaccine requirements with labor shortages and trying to keep up with changes to national, state and local labor laws

Business

With federal COVID sick leave gone, workers feel pressure to show up at work

Paid sick leave is an essential tool — like testing, masks and vaccines — in the effort to prevent COVID-19 infection and keep workplaces safe. Few states have programs. Colorado is one of them.

Health

Sen. Winter, Rep. Gray: It’s time for Congress to catch up to Colorado on paid family leave

We desperately need transformational change that will dismantle the economic barriers that have burdened working Americans for decades.

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

Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions

The latest Colorado election results reported in real-time in the top races on the ballot

Election 2020

Colorado 2020 election: A quick guide to the ballot questions on abortion, wolves, taxes, sick leave and more

The 11 statewide policy questions on the 2020 election ballot carry far-reaching implications for social and fiscal future of Colorado

Election 2020

Eight states have programs that give workers paid time off. Does that help or hurt Colorado’s chances?

Critics of the ballot measure point to huge government bureaucracies and mandated “taxes” in other states, but supporters say every program is solvent, successful.

Politics and Government

Paid family, sick leave initiative makes Colorado ballot

The initiative calls for employers and their workers to pay into a fund that would allow workers to be paid while taking time off for medical reasons for themselves or family

Politics and Government

Coronavirus bills push lobbying to record total in Colorado. Here’s a look at the big spenders.

Legislation to require paid sick leave for workers amid the pandemic drew intense lobbying in the final weeks before session ended in June, a Colorado Sun analysis shows.

Politics and Government

Colorado workers must be offered paid sick leave starting next year. Here’s what that means for you.

Senate Bill 205 also will require employers to provide two weeks of paid sick leave to people infected with coronavirus or who must care for a loved one who catches the disease

Politics and Government

Opinion: An open letter to Colorado lawmakers from Colorado Concern

Opinion Columns

Colorado lawmakers focus on essential workers amid coronavirus, push to make paid sick leave a right for all

Much like the debate on broader paid family leave earlier this session, Colorado business owners and organizations are opposed to new mandates

Politics and Government