Press Release: Governor Polis Signs HB24-1095 Into Law

Expanding Accountability for Violations of Colorado’s Child Labor Law Denver, CO — Last week, Governor Polis signed House Bill 24-1095 into law. Child workers in our community alerted Towards Justice of the suffering caused by violations of Colorado’s child labor law, and the organization responded by collaborating with legislative and community partners to improve enforcement in … Continued

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Press Release: Rideshare Industry Transparency Bill Becomes Law

New Information will Soon be Available to Rideshare Drivers and Consumers Denver, CO: On Wednesday, Governor Jared Polis signed Colorado Senate Bill 24-075 into law, which will require rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft to disclose important information to drivers, passengers, and the state. Colorado will be the first state in the country to require the … Continued

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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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Press Release: Judge Rules That Requiring Workers To Pay For Training Benefiting Employers Violates The Law

DENVER – Yesterday, a federal judge denied a motion to dismiss in Fredericks v. Ameriflight, a lawsuit brought in January 2023 on behalf of a proposed class of airline pilots by Towards Justice, the Student Borrower Protection Center, Fair Work, P.C., and Tremain Artaza, PLLC challenging cargo airline Ameriflight’s use of a Training Repayment Agreement Provision … Continued

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Press Release: Towards Justice and the National Domestic Workers Alliance Call on the Department of State to Protect Au Pairs’ Basic Employment Rights

DENVER – On Friday, Towards Justice and the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) submitted comments to the Department of State calling on the agency to regulate the au pair program like a work program and ensure that au pairs have access to justice when their workplace rights are violated. The comments explained that although the Department … Continued

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Press Release: Towards Justice Supports Wage Theft Bill In State Legislature

DENVER – This week, in collaboration with labor unions, workers, and worker organizations from across the state, Towards Justice supported Colorado House Majority Leader Monica Duran and State Representative Meg Froelich’s introduction of a new bill in the State Legislature that would allow Colorado construction workers to recover illegally stolen wages from the general contractors who … Continued

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Press Release: Tenant Files Class Action Suit Against Colorado Mega Landlord for Junk Fees

DENVER – Late Tuesday night, Nichole Collins filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Greystar, the largest apartment management company in the country, alleging that Greystar charges Colorado tenants illegal and hidden “junk fees” on top of their monthly rents, driving up already sky-high housing costs across the state in service of Greystar’s profits. Ms. Collins … Continued

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Press Release: Towards Justice To Hold Press Event As Amazon Tries To Avoid Court

DENVER – This month, four Amazon delivery drivers opposed efforts by Amazon to use fine-print forced arbitration provisions to kill their lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit alleges that Amazon, one of the wealthiest and most powerful companies in the world, forces its delivery drivers to meet harsh delivery quotas, implemented through minute-by-minute workplace surveillance, … Continued

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Press Release: Pilots Reach Settlement with Frontier Airlines Over Lactation and Pregnancy Policies

DENVER – Five pilots have reached a settlement with Frontier Airlines resolving EEOC charges filed in May 2018 and a lawsuit filed in December 2019 alleging that the company discriminates against pregnant and lactating employees. As part of the settlement, which does not admit any liability, Frontier Airlines has agreed to several policy changes that … Continued

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