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Ski patrollers at Breckenridge vote 43-42 to unionize

Ski patrollers at Breckenridge have voted to unionize. By one vote.  The 43-42 vote announced this week on the National Labor Relations Board website adds Breckenridge to a growing list of ski areas with unionized patrollers.  Patrollers in Crested Butte, Steamboat, Telluride, Utah’s Park City and Washington’s Stevens Pass are part of the United Professional […]

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The workers who wash Colorado’s hospital linens are scared of their jobs

Gregorio “Goyo” Rodriguez works on the dirty side of the laundry plant, where he unloads bags of used hospital linens and feeds them into a giant washing machine.  For 31 years, Rodriguez has worked at Hospital Cooperative Laundry, which cleans the sheets, gowns, towels and surgical rags for 40 hospitals and about 400 medical clinics […]

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Labor union unveils $150M campaign in Colorado, other states to help defeat Trump

By Steve Peoples, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s largest labor unions is unveiling plans to invest $150 million in a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump, a sweeping effort focused on eight battleground states — including Colorado — and voters of color who typically don’t vote. The investment marks […]