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Colorado Passes Slate of New Employment Laws

The new laws address sex discrimination in pay, criminal history inquiries, felony convictions for wage violations, garnishments, local governments setting minimum wages and a family and medical leave insurance program study.

How the Proposed Title IX Regulations Will Impact Schools

A look inside Title IX's patterned history and the proposed changes and regulations made by Secretary of Education Betsy Devos.

How the Denver Mayoral Candidates Plan to Diversify Small Biz

For the incumbent Mayor Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis empowering small businesses, particularly those that are minority- and women-owned, is paramount to driving further economic growth in Denver.

MAGA? How About MEGA?

Research found about half of employers said growth was impeded due to difficulty in finding and keeping qualified workers. This problem escalates as unemployment drops, wages rise and employees are emboldened to job-hop.

Colorado's Film Industry: Lights, Camera - No Action?

Colorado once ruled the Rockies when it came to Hollywood shoots. John Wayne with an eyepatch, Clint Eastwood with an orangutan, Jim Carrey on a moped. But the game has changed.

Minimum Wage, Minimum Worry

Colorado’s minimum wage has increased 19.4 percent in the span of two years, but business leaders – at least the 234 surveyed for the Leeds Business Confidence Index – see little impact on their businesses.

Energy and Environment Symposium Returns to Grand River Health

The seventh-annual Energy and Environment Symposium takes place April 17th and 18th, at the Grand River Health in Rifle, Colorado. The event, hosted by Garfield County and Colorado Mesa University (CMU), features a diverse line-up of speakers for this year’s symposium.

Your 2019 Executive Golf Guide

Ask Colorado Golf Association Executive Director Ed Mate to describe the condition of golf in the state, and he begins to use the word “flat” so often, you’d think we were in Kansas. CGA membership, at about 60,000 rounds, “flat.” Rounds “flat.” Revenues “flat.”

Education Report: Help Found

Single dad Joe Lesniak has worked as a chef and a traveling salesman, but now he finally has a steady job he loves that allows time with his two daughters. “I’ve never been happier,” says Lesniak, 45. “I actually look forward to coming in Monday morning. I’ve never had a job like that.”

Health Care Report: Bills of Health

Even before Gov. Jared Polis was sworn into office on Jan. 8, his agenda to improve the health-care industry in Colorado had begun to move forward with the introduction of two bills on the first day of the 2019 legislative session.

City of Grand Junction Gains in List of Best Performing Cities

The City of Grand Junction jumped up 56 places overall in the “Best Performing Cities 2018” report released last month by the Milken Institute.

Creators Wanted: Manufacturing is Your Next Adventure

Adventure is Colorado’s heritage. That’s how many of us got here — men, women and children set out for a frontier entirely new to them, not knowing what they’d find.
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