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Some legal immigrants in marijuana jobs denied citizenship 2019-04-06 [SD Union-Trib]

King Soopers and Workers Reach Tentative Deal To Avoid Strike 2019-03-26 [Colorado Public Radio]

King Soopers, workers union reach agreement to avoid strike; union workers to vote on deal 2019-03-25 [FOX]

Negotiations Resume Between King Soopers and Union 2019-03-25 [CBS]

Little progress as King Soopers, union negotiate contract 2019-03-24 [Denver Post]

King Soopers union employees authorized to strike 2019-03-19 [Denver (KKTV)]

Kroger union workers reject contract, vote to authorize strike 2019-03-16 [Daily Sentinel]

King Soopers employees vote overwhelmingly to strike: 12,000 UFCW employees 2019-03-16 [Denver Channel]

Strike Vote Begins For King Soopers Union Workers 2019-03-15 [CBS]

King Soopers workers planning strike vote, cite 'little progress' in talks with grocer 2019-03-08 [The Gazette]

Contract talks break down between King Soopers workers, Kroger 2019-03-08 [KOAA News 5]

Denver: Immigrant teachers threatened with deportation if they join the strikes 2019-02-21 [The Guardian]

Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats. 2019-02-18 [Colorado Sun]

This is what Denver teachers got after 3 days on strike 2019-02-15 [CNN]

The Denver teachers strike is over. They won 2019-02-14 [Vox]

Denver Public Schools, union reach tentative agreement to end city’s first teachers strike in 25 years 2019-02-14 [Denver Post]

Denver teachers fight against austerity 2019-02-14 [Education International]

Day 2 recap of Denver strike: Everything you need to know about picketing, bargaining, legal threats, and the view from schools 2019-02-13 [Chalkbeat]

As the Denver district and teachers union battle over pay, the public has its say 2019-02-13 [Chalkbeat]

Thousands of Denver teachers are on strike, and students are joining them 2019-02-12 [CNN]

Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal 2019-02-12 [WNCT]

Denver is so expensive that teachers have to get creative to make ends meet 2019-02-12 [CNN]

Denver teachers strike to dismantle pay-for-performance system 2019-02-12 [Washington Post]

First Denver teachers strike in 25 years set for Monday after union ends contract talks with school district 2019-02-11 [Denver Post]

Ten things to watch as Denver teachers go on strike 2019-02-11 [Chalkbeat]

Denver teacher strike: What to know 2019-02-11 [USAToday]

CU Boulder grad student workers' push for union comes amid national movement 2019-02-11 [Daily Camera]

The Denver Teacher Strike Is On: Union Breaks Off Contract Negotiations 2019-02-11 [CPR]

Denver teachers threaten to strike after state refused to intervene 2019-02-07 [Washington Post]

Denver Public Schools teachers set a strike date for 11 February. 2019-02-07 [CBS4]

Denver teachers are on the brink of a strike. Here’s how we got here and what could be next 2019-02-01 [Chalkbeat]

Denver teachers union asks state not to intervene in dispute with Denver Public Schools 2019-01-29 [Denver Channel]

Denver Teacher Strike Scabs Could Include Central Office Personnel 2019-01-27 [Deutsch29]

Millions in administrator bonuses revealed as Denver teachers prep for strike 2019-01-25 [No. Denver News]

Denver: Administrators Get Bonuses as Teachers Plan Strike 2019-01-25 [Diane Ravitch]

DPS apologizes after threat to report striking teachers on visas to immigrant officials 2019-01-25 [KDVR]

Denver teachers vote overwhelmingly to go on strike over base pay 2019-01-23 [USA Today]

Denver public school teachers vote to strike over pay, incentives 2019-01-23 [Reuters]

The DPS Teachers Contract Has Expired. Union Members Will Vote On Whether To Strike 2019-01-20 [CO Peb Radio]

Denver And Los Angeles: Two Cities Trying To Negotiate A New Deal With Teachers 2019-01-20 [NPR]

The clock is ticking as Denver teachers, students and families brace for strike 2019-01-17 [7 abc Denver]

Not Out To Lunch: Businesses That Rely On Federal Workers Suffer The Shutdown 2019-01-06 [NPR]

Alongside Those Federal Workers Sidelined By The Shutdown? Their Favorite Lunch Spots 2019-01-05 [Colorado Public Radio]

Colorado passes Amendment A, voting to officially abolish prison slavery 2018-11-08 [Vox]

United Airlines catering workers in Denver, four other cities, vote to unionize 2018-11-01 [Denver Post]

3 workers injured in oil tank battery fire in Weld County 2018-10-28 [FOX]

Trane air conditioner workers to vote on union 2018-10-26 [Pueblo Chieftain]

United Airlines Catering Kitchen Workers Vote To Unionize 2018-10-25 [Denver Patch]

Meatpacker, Muslim Workers in US Settle Bias Dispute 2018-09-16 [VOA]

$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute 2018-09-15 [The Financial Post]

This month in labour history

10-04-1930 Dolores Huerta, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

11-04-1974 United Mine Workers President W. A. “Tony” Boyle is found guilty of first-degree murder, for ordering the 1969 assassination of union reformer Joseph A. “Jock” Yablonski. Yablonski, his wife and daughter were murdered on December 30, 1969. [more]

11-04-1934 Frank Norman is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for organising citrus workers irrespective of their race. [more]

14-04-1939 'The Grapes of Wrath', John Steinbeck's classic novel about itinerant labor, strikes and the Great Depression, is published. [more]

15-04-1973 housands of members of the United Farm Workers union walked out on strike. They were battling the Teamsters union over the right to represent farm workers. The dispute ended with victory for the UFW. [more]

15-04-1916 The newspaper of the Industrial Workers of the World union announced the formation of its Domestic Workers Union in Denver. [more]

15-04-1889 Birth of labour and civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph [more]

16-04-1970 A white foreman at a Chrysler plant in Detroit threatened to murder a black worker. When the worker complained Chrysler sacked him. 1,000 workers, white and black, walked out on strike in protest until management backed down. [more]

17-04-1944 Members of the militant machinists' union Lodge 68 in San Francisco began an overtime ban in pursuance of a new contract. They ended up fighting the employer, the government and even the Communist Party. [more]

20-04-1914 As many as 25 miners and family members, including women and children, are massacred by company guards during a strike in Ludlow, Colorado. [more]

21-04-1894 A nationwide strike of coal miners against pay cuts began. 145,000 miners walked out, and despite violent repression and facing starvation they held out for weeks and won some concessions. [more]

21-04-1920 The Anaconda Road massacre took place in Butte, Montana, when mine guards employed by the Anaconda company shot 17 striking miners, killing one. All were shot in the back as they tried to flee. No one was charged for the killing. [more]

21-04-1967 New York Governor Rockefeller signs the Taylor Law, allowing unions in the public sector, but banning strikes. [more]

24-04-1999 The ILWU halts shipping on the West Coast in solidarity with Mumia Abu-Jamal. [more]