Amid a growing labor movement, some say there has been “an awakening” among performing artists
Private companies are already making major investments in EV charging. But should monopoly utilities, like Xcel, support them or build their own?
Monday’s one-day strike was meant to draw attention to LGBTQ+ causes and a lack of progress in contract negotiations
Gas prices are back over $4 a gallon but a bigger inflation culprit is housing prices. Plus: Fair Workweek bill on pause, more chips for Colorado Springs.
Coloradans spent an average of $850 more last month due to inflation, according to one estimate. Plus: CSU researchers say housing prices need to drop 32% for affordability, Starbucks closes unionized store, more!
Let’s take the lead on labor policies that empower hardworking Coloradans and grow the middle class
What’s Working: This is a segment of our weekly What’s Working column. Read the full column. >> Sign up for the newsletter Since Jan. 1, workers at nearly two dozen companies have filed for the right to be represented, including caregivers at The Bridge at Longmont assisted living to tree trimmers at Asplundh Tree Expert […]
Colorado’s 2022 began with grocery store employees at King Soopers from Colorado Springs to Denver voting to strike. Workers did, gained a ton of public support and ended up with a new contract that will lift pay for some workers by $5 an hour in the next three years. It was the start of what’s […]
This article first published on Rocky Mountain PBS. By Alison Berg, Rocky Mountain PBS SUPERIOR — After a vote on Friday, the Starbucks on Rock Creek Circle in Superior became the first location in Colorado to unionize its workers. Of the 29 employees in the store, 15 cast a ballot, with 12 in support, two […]
Colorado’s unemployment rate is back down to 3.7%, which is where the state was halfway between the Great Recession and the first cases of COVID-19. This implies that people are going back to traditional jobs, perhaps lured by higher wages or employers’ increasing flexibility to allow work-from-home options. But, keep in mind, these numbers don’t […]