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Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Henry Kunter makes a schmuck out of his dad over embezzlement scheme

    What did Henry Kunter have against his dad? Maybe he was resentful about being saddled with a moniker that mean kids probably loved to pronounce as obscenely as possible. Or perhaps his decision to embezzle a six-figure sum was made without thinking about his pops at all, even though one reason he h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Update: Seventy layoffs at GE PrimeStar after Aurora plant put on hold

    Update: Over the next few months, dozens of General Electric employees in Colorado will face layoffs as part of the company's controversial plan to put a much-anticipated solar manufacturing plant on hold for at least eighteen months. Since news broke last week about GE's plans to delay an Aurora fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Tiny Town train crash: Up to $30,000 fine possible for derailment caused by operator error

    Engine No. 10.​After Wednesday's Tiny Town train crash, which injured more than twenty people, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office found no criminal negligence -- and now, the state agency tasked with looking into the derailment confirms the cause as operator error. This gaffe could prove c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Tiny Town train crash: No evidence of criminal behavior found, says Jeffco Sheriff's Office

    From 9News coverage.​Yesterday's train derailment at Tiny Town was hardly kids stuff, with well over a dozen injuries reported, ranging from scratches and scrapes to broken bones. But while personnel at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office can't say precisely what happened to spur the accide ... More >>

  • News

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    John Hickenlooper's budget-cut pitch

    John Hickenlooper.​The first specific cut listed by Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper in a letter to the citizens of the city about his budget-cut proposal involves reducing the programming on Denver's Channel 8 to "public-meeting coverage and select programming." The latter apparently includes a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Unemployment project shows Rocky Mountain News is still slugging

    The decision by E.W. Scripps to put the Rocky Mountain News up for sale this past December was interpreted by most observers, including this one, as a the equivalent of a fatal diagnosis. But instead of slipping away peacefully, the Rocky is raging against the dying of the light. Today, the paper ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Wake-Up Call: Looking for work is hard work

    Today is officially Keep Colorado Working day – but where, exactly, are people supposed to be working? Yesterday, Intrawest Corporation– which runs Winter Park and owns Steamboat and Copper Mountain – announced companywide cuts. (Happy opening day, Winter Park!) And here in town, longtime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007
  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Guest Wishes

    Helen Krieble wants to end all the horsing around over illegal immigration.

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of March 17, 2005

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    Payday

    Manual labor is tough. Not getting paid for it is tougher.

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Off Limits

    The big Kiss-off

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    Post-Labor Day Pains
    September 4, 2003

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    The Law Firm of Smith & Wesson

    Other employees at her office were packing. So why did she get canned?

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    The Long Road Home

    Why so many parolees go back to prison, and how a new approach could help turn them around.

  • News

    October 3, 2002

    Drive, She Said

    RTD's buses keep rolling, but sometimes it's hard to tell where they're going.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    High and Dry

    Spanish-speaking workers are dishing dirt on a local landscape company.

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Graded on a Curve

    Neighbors of Jefferson Academy think the charter school could use a civics lesson.

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Pay at the Pump

    The gas is cheap -- and according to dozens of Bradley Petroleum employees, so is the owner.

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Hands Out

    For ex-employees of Caring Hands, a libel suit and bankruptcy filing are all about getting paidor not.

  • News

    August 27, 1998
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    June 11, 1998
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    June 4, 1998

    Gratuitous Behavior

    Here's a tip for restaurateurs: Before you cut into your waitstaff's wages, check state regulations.

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    Divide the Ride

    Pushing a $6 billion transit plan, RTD has met the enemy-- the RTD board.

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    Little Big Man

    Sparks are flying between sculptor Ed Dwight and a former employee.

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    The Club Gets Drubbed

    The ultra-rich Arlbergers at Winter Park fight a maid over a piddling bonus--and lose.

  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Educating Karen

    A court reporter accuses Judge Jeffrey Bayless of on-the-job harassment.

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    The War of Wages

    A State Labor Department bureaucrat fought hard in his own job dispute. How did he do on behalf of others?

  • News

    August 23, 1995

    TOOTH OR CONSEQUENCES

    WHAT'S THE DRILL? AFTER A SEVEN-YEAR LEGAL BATTLE, THAT'S WHAT THESE FORMER STUDENTS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW.

  • News

    December 14, 1994

    THE TAXMAN COMETH

    A PROMINENT COLORADO LEGISLATOR FINALLY PAYS HER DEBT TO SOCIETY.

  • News

    October 19, 1994

    THE BIG HURT

    TRUTH IS THE FIRST CASUALTY IN THE POLITICAL WAR OVER AMENDMENT 11.

  • News

    October 12, 1994

    HAULED INTO COURT

    A STATE LEGISLATOR FACES LEGAL ACTION ON A TAX DEBT.

  • News

    January 5, 1994

    Ridden Into Town On A Rail

    Despite government aid, a Weld County company goes to bankruptcy court.

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