User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Labor :: Unions
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Guest commentary: Collective bargaining for state employees was win for big labor, loss for taxpayers, workers 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
While employees certainly deserve a voice in the workplace, HB 20-1153 is fundamentally a political move, passed along party-lines, designed to empower a permanent interest group propped up by taxpayers.
Facing big budget gap, Denver Public Schools cuts $65 million but avoids layoffs 30.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver school board unanimously approved a budget Monday that cuts $65 million while still giving raises to teachers and low-wage workers. Top district administrators will see their salaries reduced, with the superintendent taking a 10% pay cut.
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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law 29.6.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.
Denver charter schools received $16 million in federal coronavirus aid for small businesses 29.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver charter schools received a total of $16 million in federal coronavirus relief funds meant to help keep small businesses afloat during the pandemic, according to a memo prepared by Denver Public Schools staff at the request of a school board member.
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Denver elementary principal removed after district finds she discriminated against a Black student 28.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Denver elementary school principal has been removed from her position after a school district investigation found she discriminated against an 8-year-old Black student because of his race.
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Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Jeffco Public Schools on Thursday announced that elementary schools will offer 100% in-person classes in August.
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Denver teachers, district reach agreement that keeps some raises amid budget cuts 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver teachers union and district officials reached an agreement late Thursday that preserves some pay raises won in last year’s historic strike even as the district faces significant budget challenges.
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Coronavirus concerns revive labor organizing 18.6.2020 Current Issue
Washington fruit packers seek lasting gains from pandemic strikes.
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“No one predicted a pandemic”: Denver district to ask teachers to give up some raises 17.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Faced with a $65 million budget shortfall, the Denver school district plans to ask teachers to forgo some of the pay raises guaranteed by a hard-won union contract. On Tuesday, Denver Public Schools sent a letter to the Denver Classroom Teachers Association requesting to reopen their three-year agreement, which the union and district signed after […]
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Colorado state workers can now bargain for pay, benefits 17.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Thousands of Colorado state employees will now be able to negotiate for better pay, benefits and workplace conditions after Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill expanding their union powers Tuesday.
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Playing for free, salary drop, 2022 lockout possible for MLB 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Jeremy Jeffress, Jordan Montgomery, Kevin Plawecki could be playing for free this season, earning salaries lower than what they already received as advances.
PHOTOS: Memorial service held for three grocery workers who died from COVID-19 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7 held a memorial service Sunday to honor workers Karen Haws, Randy Narvaez and James McKay, three union members who died of COVID-19.
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Memorial service held for three King Soopers employees who died of COVID-19 15.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A memorial service was held Sunday to remember three King Soopers employees who died of COVID-19.
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Colorado Democrats strike last-minute deal on tax breaks, vaping tax and housing relief 14.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Democrats reached a tentative deal Saturday to address three major policies -- housing relief, tax breaks for corporate interests and taxation of tobacco and vaping products -- on what's likely to be the second to last day of the session.
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Black students in Denver are much more likely to be ticketed or arrested at school 11.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As Denver school board members make their case for removing police from schools, elected officials and advocates are pointing to strong data that shows Denver’s Black students are disproportionately funneled into the criminal justice system through tickets and arrests at school.
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The Villas at Cotton Ranch uses high-quality craftsmanship to create modern mountain-living in Vail Valley 11.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
The Villas at Cotton Ranch combine award-winning craftsmanship and high-end design features with its location nestled along the Gypsum Creek and the convenience of outdoor home care. The luxury 72-townhome community located 38 miles from Vail and Beaver Creek offers slower-paced living for people who want to escape the bustle of Denver. Gypsum also offers […]
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How a Washington ski patrol learned to unionize 10.6.2020 Current Issue
When Vail Resorts added Stevens Pass to its empire, ski patrollers feared becoming fungible parts in a corporate machine. So they organized.
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NFL Journal: Current shutdown reminds Fangio of 2011 lockout 7.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The lack of a normal offseason program has reminded Broncos coach Vic Fangio of the 2011 lockout and he hopes that experience will benefit his team when they are allowed to start training camp.
Players left with bitter feelings after deal to restart MLS 6.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Major League Soccer and its players came away with a sense of accomplishment after reaching a new collective-bargaining agreement in February as the league was heading into its 25th season.
MLS, players reach new labor deal, to resume with tournament 4.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Major League Soccer and its players' union reached an agreement that paves the way for a summer tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic.
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