The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is our state’s most extensive higher education system. CCCS served roughly 113,000 students through 13 colleges in 2021, including 41% of all undergraduate Students of Color in higher education in Colorado. CCCS is also one of the last institutions students can rely on for a relatively affordable education: Colorado residents can expect to pay $4,600 in tuition annually as full-time students at a CCCS school.
Unions Can Prevent Workplace Disasters
The fight for justice and accountability continues for six Amazon employees who were killed when a warehouse roof collapsed during a tornado last December.
Treating Workers Like They’re Disposable Is Bad Business
McDonald’s workers in 15 U.S. cities recently staged a weeklong strike demanding a $15 hourly wage for every McDonald’s worker. McDonald’s resisted, pledging only to raise average wages to $13 an hour.
Employers: If You Want Workers, Pay a Living Wage
The sudden shift from “we love our essential workers” to “they’re living off the government dole” seemingly happened overnight.
Thornton Warehouse Worker Accuses Amazon of Violating CO Whistleblower Act
A former Colorado Amazon employee filed a complaint to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) last week alleging that the company fired her because she raised concerns over Amazon’s COVID-19 workplace health and safety standards.
We Need Our Legislature in Colorado to Act for Women, Too
Imagine having no recourse after being sexually harassed at work. Imagine the harassment being considered acceptable under current employment law because the sexual harassment did not happen frequently enough or was not severe enough.