73,000 Coloradans Could Soon Become Eligible For Overtime PayBeing overworked and underpaid is a complaint that's become all too common, but the Obama administration is trying to change that with new rules that force businesses to pay more overtime.
Lawmakers Debate Pregnancy Discrimination BillState lawmakers are debating a bill some say helps mothers during pregnancy and after their child's birth. Others believe the additional legislation isn't necessary.
'Ban The Box' Bill Would Take Criminal History Question Off Job ApplicationsIt's called "ban the box" -- a bill that would ban employers from including a box asking about criminal history on initial job applications passed a House committee at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
Sen. Bennet Plans To Change Non-Paid Sick Days For WorkersThere is a new push to get paid sick leave for workers in Colorado. Sen. Micheal Bennet has a plan to change the current system which leaves about 40 percent of workers in the state without paid leave for sick days.
Hickenlooper Not Sold On Proposed Ozone Rules, Says Denver At A DisadvantageThe U.S. secretary of energy made a visit to Colorado on Monday as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposes another set of rules meant to improve Colorado's air quality, but Gov. John Hickenlooper isn't sold.
Cost To Business, Employees At Center Of Family Leave Act DebateA bill that is designed to help Coloradans who don't qualify for federal paid leave was debated at the state House on Thursday. Supporters claim the bill helps employees but opponents believe it puts too much financial strain on small businesses.
Bill Expanding Parental Rights Jumps Hurdle At Colorado CapitolDemocratic state lawmakers want to expand the reasons parents can get to leave work and attend events at their children's school.
Bill Would Require Businesses To Offer Paid Medical LeaveA new bill is aimed to try to help Coloradans who might not get paid leave to take care of a sick loved one or themselves.