The pandemic has dramatically exposed the vital role that care workers play in our society. As child care centers and schools closed and nursing homes became COVID-19 hotspots, families have strained to juggle work and other responsibilities while taking care of loved ones.
If it’s passed by Congress, President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 relief proposal would do a lot more than fund relief payments and vaccine rollouts. It would also raise the wage floor for all U.S. workers — and give a particularly long overdue raise to restaurant servers, taxi drivers, manicurists, and other tipped workers.
Every week, millions of us walk into a Walgreens drugstore without giving it a second thought.
Union leaders from across Colorado gathered over Zoom for a press conference on daily conditions for essential workers.
Coloradans overwhelmingly support on overhaul to the state’s outdated overtime pay rules, according to a new poll released last week.
Report: Ultra-conservative Wisconsin foundation takes aim at Colorado public education, labor unions
Recent reports have revealed that the Wisconsin-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation has quietly descended on Colorado in an effort to undermine teachers unions and public education.
Colorado State Rep. Justin Everett (R-Littleton) posted this on Facebook recently. It’s an assertion without evidence that “contrary to what you may have heard…wages go up and unemployment goes down” in so-called “Right to Work” states.
Colorado unions saw increased membership in 2016 despite downward national trends, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual report.