HoneyBaked Ham may specialize in succulent cuts of meat, but that doesn't mean employees are supposed to be treated like another item on the menu. That's among the accusations in a complaint from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which alleges incidents of sexual harassment at the co ... More >>
Did a Jefferson County charter school decide not to renew the contract of veteran teacher Heather Burgbacher because she pumped breast milk at work?
That's the contention of the ACLU of Colorado, which has taken legal action on Burgbacher's behalf that could lead to a lawsuit against Jeffco ... More >>
"During my tenure as Auditor, I have never had to write a transmittal letter as detailed and scalding as this one," Denver City Auditor Dennis Gallagher wrote in the cover letter to his office's recent audit of the Career Service Authority, the agency that provides human resources for 8,500 D ... More >>
Michael Bennet & Ken Buck shakin'.It may be the closest political contest of any consequence anywhere in the country. It's certainly one of the most expensive.
As the U.S. Senate battle between Ken Buck and incumbent Michael Bennet enters its final hours, expect to be slimed by nasty ads ab ... More >>
"There's No Place Like Home for Somali Refugees in Greeley," a November 2008 feature by ex-Westword staffer Lisa Rab, told the tale of the Somali community in Northern Colorado, and those members who'd lost jobs in what Rab described in a followup post as "a clash over prayer breaks at the JB ... More >>
Did Faith Lutheran Church in Castle Rock discriminate against Cynthia Buschagen?Cynthia Buschagen isn't leaving Castle Rock's Faith Lutheran Church quietly. On Friday, the 66-year old filed a lawsuit against her former employer -- as well as its parent organization, Rocky Mountain Synod of th ... More >>
Last year, the son of the owner of Arvada's Alamos Verdes was rated the Worst Boss of 2009, an honor he clinched with "simply repulsive" behavior with young female employees, according to a lawsuit filed by the EEOC in October.
But Opas Sinprasong, owner of several Thai restaurants in Boulde ... More >>
Alamos Verdes doesn't have bad Mexican food, but the venerable Arvada restaurant has the "Worst Boss of 2009," according to eBossWatch.com, which just ranked the 25 worst bosses.
Coming out on top: Paul Martinez, co-owner and manager of the restaurant at 5304 Vance Street that his parents, E ... More >>
DENVER ATTORNEY DAVID L. SMITH HAS MADE LIFE A LIVING HELL FOR HIS ADVERSARIES. NOW HE'S FEELING THE HEAT HIMSELF.OUT OF ORDER DAVID L. SMITH SAYS COLORADO'S FEDERAL JUDGES ARE OUT TO GET HIM. HE'S RIGHT.