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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Towards Justice April Newsletter | UCHealth

Scroll down to see the Spanish version. Baja para ver la versión en español. In late February, 9NEWS broke a major story that UCHealth – one of the state’s largest healthcare providers – is suing thousands of patients every year while hiding behind third-party debt collectors, seemingly to avoid public scrutiny. Many working families, including … 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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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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Towards Justice February Newsletter | Amazon Update

Scroll down to see the Spanish version. Baja para ver la versión en español. Just before the New Year, we proudly stood in with our clients and other workers fighting back against Amazon for its efforts to use forced arbitration to delay justice for thousands of delivery drivers across Colorado whom, we allege, Amazon forces … 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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