Towards Justice regularly engages with the community, workers, and regulators to advance, expand and clarify worker protections. Just this week, Towards Justice provided comments describing ways that our state’s wage and hour law could be clarified through regulation. In particular, Towards Justice encouraged the CDLE to revise wage and hour law to ensure that all workers receive the best possible meal period when working more than 5 consecutive hours. These comments, and others Towards Justice shares with lawmakers, are informed by our experience representing workers in court, where we see the myriad ways that employers can chip away at workplace rights.
Read Towards Justice’s comments submitted to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment on September 14, 2021