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Initiative 300

A protester outside of Jimmy Johns (credit: CBS)

Denver Voters Reject Mandatory Sick Leave

Denver voters have rejected a proposal to require businesses to provide paid sick leave.

11/01/2011

A protester outside of Jimmy Johns (credit: CBS)

Denver Ballot Vote Pits Businesses Against Workers

A Denver ballot initiative on requiring employers to offer paid sick leave has drawn a painful divide between small-business owners and their own employees.

10/29/2011

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Reality Check: Initiative 300

With election day in Denver just a little more than two weeks away, more ads are hitting the airwaves. One of those is urging voters to oppose a paid sick day measure. CBS4′s Political Specialist has a Reality Check.

10/20/2011

"Sick Rick" (credit: CBS)

‘Sick Rick’ Roams Downtown In Support Of Paid Sick Days

The campaign for a healthy Denver has rolled out a giant germ to make its case for paid sick days.

10/17/2011

Mayor Michael Hancock in the new ad (credit: YouTube)

Mayor Urges Voters To Vote No On 300 In New TV Ad

Denver’s Mayor Michael Hancock has recorded a television ad against the Paid Sick Day Initiative.

10/10/2011

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Gives Hints About Feelings On Proposition 103

While political adversaries of Gov. John Hickenlooper are calling him out for not taking an official position on Proposition 103, the governor made it clear this week where his sympathies lie.

10/07/2011

An image from the rally (credit: CBS)

Opponents Step Up Efforts To Fight Sick Pay Initiative

Ballots go out next week as Denver voters decide whether every worker gets paid sick days and opponents are stepping up their efforts to fight the initiative.

10/03/2011

An image from the announcement on Thursday (credit: CBS)

More High Profile Groups Oppose Sick Pay Initiative

More high profile groups are speaking out against Initiative 300. That’s the Denver proposal to force employers to pay for sick time.

09/29/2011