Press Conference on Denver Auditor’s Office Subpoena Power

DENVER – On Monday, Denver leaders will have another tool in their toolbox to help get workers the money they have earned. Community members, local leaders, and the Denver Auditor’s Office look forward to joining bill co-sponsors Council Members Sarah Parady and Amanda Sawyer to celebrate the likely passage of the Denver Labor subpoena bill. … Continued

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Community Wage Theft Training – May 9

Join us on Thursday, May 9 from 9am to Noon to hear from the Colorado Attorneys General Office, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and Denver Labor. This training will prepare those of us who engage regularly with our communities to identify wage theft and to support workers accessing government enforcement tools. The event … Continued

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Event – The Future of Work

Join Colorado Social Legislation Committee for a discussion on the protection of Colorado workers, including two bills, HB24-1129 and SB24-075, that seek to provide meaningful protections and transparency for gig workers who get work through apps. RSVP here. When: March 4 @ Noon MST

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Event on March 4 – State policies to fight child labor

In the past year, there has been an upsurge of child labor not seen in nearly a century, with teenagers as young as 13 and 14 working in meatpacking plants, car part factories, as roofers on construction sites, and more. Hosted by the NYU Wagner Labor Initiative and the Economic Policy Institute/EARN Network, and moderated … Continued

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Save the Date – Feb 2 – Lawyering for Economic Justice Summit

When: Friday, February 2, 2024 Time: 9am – 5pm Where: CU Law School What: Colorado’s 2nd Lawyering for Economic Justice Summit will be a one-day event, offering 6 CLE credits (1 ethics). It will bring together law students and legal practitioners from a range of practice areas that seek to advance economic equity and justice in Colorado.  Background … Continued

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Sept. 10 – Fort Collins Community Event – Resources & Rights

Join us in Fort Collins on September 10 from Noon – 4pm Fort Collins Senior Center 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins (1) Attorney Nina DeSalvo of Towards Justice on Workplace Rights, Wage Theft, and other support for those experiencing workplace abuses; she and her colleague Renee will stay on during the resource fair to field intakes … Continued

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Workers and Faith and Civic Leaders Participated in Colorado’s 2nd Annual Interfaith Labor Seder

This year’s Honorees were Amie Baca-Oehlert, President of the Colorado Education Association & David Seligman, Executive Director of Towards Justice, for their Work as Local Champions of the Labor Movement  DENVER – Tonight, March 20th, at Colorado’s 2nd Annual Interfaith Labor Seder, local workers and leaders came together for the event to weave in the stories … Continued

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