Colorado

My Lunch with the President

President Obama was appalled to learn Shelby had to send her father to out-patient surgery on the bus because she couldn’t afford to take unpaid time to care for him.

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Domestic Partners Officially Family in Colorado

New law broadens the definition of family under the state FMLA to include domestic partners.

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Corporate Lobbyists Block Paid Sick Days for Denver Workers

Denver ballot Initiative 300, which would have ensured more than 107,000 restaurant, healthcare, daycare and other employees were able to earn paid sick days, has lost in the face of heavily-funded campaign by corporate lobbyists like the National Restaurant Association.

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Denver Initiative 300: A view from the field

Today Denver voters have the chance to make history by ensuring that 107,000 more workers will be able to earn paid sick days. Right now these workers risk getting fired or at the very least losing wages if they are too sick to come into work…

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Majority of Democrats, Republicans and Independents in Denver Support Paid Sick Days

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Ballot Initiative Goals on Eve of Signature Collection Kick-Off A new poll by Anzalone-Liszt Research finds that 65 percent of Denver likely voters support the paid sick and safe time initiative language proposed for

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Thinking Big On Valuing Families at Work: What We Need and How to Get It

Below is a presentation Ellen Bravo gave on February 11th at the Think Big/Think Forward conference in Washington, DC.  In this time of economic crisis, there is no more important task than protecting working families. To download the PowerPoint file,

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