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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]

Denver Intl Airpot workers rallying for higher pay 2018-08-25 [NBC]

Airport workers want to ask Denver voters for a higher minimum wage 2018-08-24 [KUSA]

Planned Parenthood Drops Its Fight Against Unionizing Workers in Colorado 2018-08-19 [Rewire News]

CO Workers Earn, Use More Vacation Days Than Any Other State 2018-08-09 [USNews]

Workers’ rights, women’s rights need not clash 2018-08-02 [CO Politics]

An Attack From Teachers Unions Has The Colorado Governor Race All Shook Up 2018-06-25 [Huff Post]

CO to investigate construction worker misclassification 2018-06-13 [Construction Dive]

Planned Parenthood is asking Donald Trump labor board for help busting its Colorado union 2018-05-24 [Intercept]

Pueblo teachers union votes to approve new contract deal 2018-05-14 [ABC]

D60 teacher strike comes to an end Sunday 2018-05-14 [KOAA]

District 60 teacher strike: What you need to know 2018-05-13 [KKTV]

Why we shouldn't be surprised by the teacher strike in Pueblo 2018-05-12 [9NEWS]

Union town rallies around striking teachers--regardless of politics 2018-05-11 [Mic]

Colorado Springs firefighters union to get City Council vote on collective bargaining ballot item 2018-05-09 [Gazette]

Transformation of laws for gig economy halted for more talks 2018-05-08 [Denver Biz Jrnl]

Companies offering sign-on bonuses during labor shortage 2018-05-03 [9News]

After teacher rallies, the work shifts to the local community level, Colorado union president says 2018-05-01 [Chalkbeat]

State Senator Bob Gardner of Colorado Springs, sponsor of teacher strike ban, will not jail teachers, but unions are still a target 2018-04-28 [Chalkbeat]

State Senate bill seeks to punish teachers with jail time should they go on strike 2018-04-25 [Denver Channel]

Teachers Plan to Walk Out, Descend on Legislature to Demand Higher Pay, Better Funding 2018-04-16 [Diane Ravitch]

Metro Denver service workers face shrinking pool of affordable homes 2018-04-08 [Denver Post]

Denver Public Schools,Union Agree To One-Year Contract Extension 2018-03-18 [CBS]

Community gathers to honor construction workers who died in Denver fire 2018-03-18 [FOX]

Higher pay, bathroom breaks among guarantees for RTD bus drivers, train operators in new 3-year contract 2018-03-16 [Denver Post]

RTD union workers not allowed to strike, CO official rules 2018-02-24 [Denver Post]

Cripple Creek, CO, 1894: The Time a State Militia Came to Help Strikers, not Hurt Them 2018-02-12 [Progressive]

Older Workers Say Age Discrimination Is Widespread, Though Stats Are Hard To Find 2018-01-02 [Colorado Public Radio]

Workers, advocates celebrate settlements in SkyHouse Denver wage case 2017-12-21 [The Post]

Justice Department Settles U.S. Worker Discrimination Claims Against Crop Production Services Inc 2017-12-19 [DOJ]

Workers burned at oil site were doing routine maintenance 2017-11-18 [Seattle Times]

Three workers suffer severe burns in gas-line fire in Weld County 2017-11-17 [Denver Post]

Local AT&T union workers strike, demand fair contract: Local union workers join the nat'l strike effort 2017-05-22 [ABC]

Boulder moves to expand living wage-program for city workers 2017-04-26 [Daily Camera]

State Senate OKs legislation expanding workers comp to cover PTSD 2017-04-20 [CO Politics]

Famed labor leader Cesar Chavez honored in Colorado Springs 2017-04-09 [Gazette]

US: helping former prisoners rebuild their lives after incarceration 2017-03-28 [Equal Times]

Unionized Peninsula Animal Control Officers Plan Strike Friday 2017-03-17 [Redwood City Patch]

Union membership rises; now near 27-year high 2017-02-23 [Denver Biz Jrnl]

Local workers fired after not going to work on *A Day Without Immigrants* 2017-02-19 [FOX]

Uncertainty on overtime rules deepens, leaving workers and employers in limbo 2016-12-03 [Denver Post]

Striking Workers To Demonstrate At Denver International Airport 2016-11-29 [CBS Denver]

Colorado to vote on Medicare for all 2016-10-11 [Workers Independent News]

Labor groups, religious leaders rally in Denver for $15 an hour minimum wage 2016-09-13 [Denver Post]

In Cargill labor dispute, Colorado regulator findings side with fired workers 2016-08-13 [Star Tribune]

Muslim Workers Win UI Benefits Despite Gov Cargill Objections 2016-08-12 [Bloomberg]

Unionized janitors in Denver metro area ratify new contract 2016-07-01 [Denver Post]

Seeing disrespect from city, Boulder workers union declares contract talks impasse 2016-06-26 [Daily Camera]

Assistance available for nuclear weapons, uranium workers in Grand Junction 2016-06-18 [US DoL]

This month in labour history

1-09-1907 United Auto Workers president Walter Reuther born. “There is a direct relationship between breadbox & ballot box.” [more]

1-09-1881 William Z Foster born. Labour organizer, leader in Steel Strike of 1919. [more]

4-09-1934 400,000 textile workers start largest strike at the time through most of the US East Coast over wage cuts and speed-ups. [more]

5-09-1917 The Palmer Raids: federal agents seize records & arrest 100s involved with the IWW, including Big Bill Haywood. [more]

9-09-1890 Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America created at a convention in Topeka, Kansas. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen immigrant coalminers are shot in the back and killed by deputies in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen unarmed immigrant miners are shot dead by a sheriff's posse in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

16-09-2004 The Farm Labor Organizing Committee wins a collective agreement with Mt. Olive Pickle Company on farms in North Carolina after a five-year struggle. [more]

17-09-2011 Occupy Wall Street movement is launched with a march in New York City. [more]

19-09-1981 More than 400,000 unionists march in Solidarity Day demo in Washington, DC, for sacked striking air traffic controllers. [more]

22-09-1919 A steel strike, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron & Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across US. [more]

22-09-2006 Domino's Pizza workers in Pensacola, Florida form the first union of pizza delivery drivers. [more]

23-09-1886 A coalition of Knights of Labor and trade unionists in Chicago launch the United Labor party, calling for an 8-hour day, government ownership of telegraph and telephone companies, and monetary and land reform. [more]

26-09-1903 The Old 97, a Southern Railway train officially known as the Fast Mail, derails near Danville, Va., killing engineer Joseph “Steve” Broady and ten other railroad and postal workers. Many believe Broady had been ordered to speed to make up for lost tim [more]

30-09-1962 Cesar Chavez, with Dolores Huerta, co-founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later was to become the United Farm Workers of America [more]